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Hilda van Stockum HRHA (b.1908)
Born in Rotterdam, of Dutch-Irish parentage, Hilda van Stockum was one of the leading pupils of Patrick Tuohy and Seán Keating at the Dublin Metropolitan School of Art. She later emigrated to north America where she has since earned a reputation as a leading author and illustrator of children's books, whilst also maintaining a career as a painter. Her works can be found in many major collections including the NGI.