Kathleen Bridle

Life
1897-1989; b. Kent, dg. of coastguard; resided in holyhead; stayed in Dublin with aunt and uncle; ed. Dublin Metropolitan Art School; attended Royal College of Art, London, 1921; worked as glass painter in harry Clarke’s studio; took up teaching roles in Fermanagh schools; taught William Scott and T. P. Flanagan, who proceeded to Belfast Art School; admired by John Hewitt; there is a life has been written by her niece Carole Froude-Durix.

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Criticism
Carole Froude-Durix, The Life and Art of Kathleen Bridle (Dublin: Four Courts Press 1998) [noticed in The Irish Times, 11 June 1998, p.14].

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