GRIBBLE, Bernard Emmanuel Finnigan

1872 - 1962

Bernard Gribble

Born at South Kensington, London on 10 May 1872, only son of the two children of Herbert Augustine Keate Gribble (1846-1894), an architect, and his wife Julia Mary née Finnigan (1839-1904), who married in 1869. Educated at the College of St Francis Xavier, Bruges and in 1881 the family were living at 10 Alexander Square, Kensington but by 1891 Bernard was an 18 year old artist, living at Sydney Street, Chelsea with his parents 44 year old Herbert and 50 year old Julia with his 20 year old sister Agnes. Bernard acted as an artist-correspondent during the Hispano-American War of 1898. He married at Kensington, London in 1902, Eleanor [Nellie] Mabel Clunn (26 January 1877-1963). A marine and portrait painter in oil and watercolour and who, although not a member of Ipswich Art Club, exhibited from 53 Clifton Hill, London NW8 in 1929, two paintings 'Bridport, Dorset' and 'Poole Harbour, Dorset' and also exhibited at the Royal Academy 1891-1904; Paris Salon; Royal Hibernian Academy and the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours. In 1939, which incorrectly gives his year of birth as 1873, a marine artist living at 3 Springfield Road, Parkstone, Dorset with his wife Eleanor and died at Poole on 21 February 1962, aged 89.




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