Phillip Henry Barkdull
(1888 - 1968)
Phillip Henry Barkdull was active/lived in Utah. Phillip Barkdull is known for modernist landscape painting, teaching.
Biography Phillip Henry Barkdull
All too often, talented and interesting artists are undeservedly forgotten by history. One such artist is Phillip Henry Barkdull. P. H. Barkdull was born on March 22, 1888, in the small community of Hatton, just outside Fillmore, Utah. He was the second of three sons born to John Henry and Emma Isabell Barkdull. While Henry was a child, his family struggled to make a success of their small farm. During his youth, Henry fell, hitting his head on a railroad track. He suffered a severe hearing loss. Later, a mastoidectomy left him also suffering from bad sinuses and migraines, which continued for the remainder of his life.
There were no schools in the rural area where Henry grew up, and his family needed his help on their farm, so he di
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