Georges (George) Bridges
(1899 - 1976)
Georges (George) Bridges was active/lived in Alabama, Tennessee / France. Georges Bridges is known for portrait bust sculpture and design, educator.
Biography Georges (George) Bridges
A painter and sculptor, he was married to artist Eleanor Bridges, whom he, as a World WAr I veteran, and aspiring sculpor, met at a debutante party in Birmingham, Alabama. They were engaged
within a week, despite the strong objections of her father. They were
married at her family house in front of friends while the family
remained upstairs, then honeymooned at a camp on the Warrior River. They
studied together at the Cincinnati Academy of Fine Arts until their
first daughter, Mary Eleanor, called "London", was born. In 1921 they
built a large pink stucco house on Edgewood Boulevard where Georges
devoted himself to sculpting, soon winning prizes and commissions. They
stabled horses to ride through Shades Valley and around Ed
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