It depicts two figure studies of the artist's wife, Jean.
Courtyard With Washing by John Bratby, 1956
© the artist's estate. All Rights Reserved 2010 / Bridgeman Art Library
- Oil on masonite board
- 122 x 173 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £4,000 ( Total: £12,000)
- Acquired in:
- Jonathan Clark Fine Art
Bratby described his work 'Jean twice, with David in his pram, Jean's bicycle, washing and chair in the paved yard, by the coal-holes at Norfolk Road. Early summer 1956'.
Beaux Arts Gallery 1957; Christie's South Kensington, 1997; Jonathan Clark Fine Art.