Courtyard With Washing by John Bratby

It depicts two figure studies of the artist's wife, Jean.


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.

Venue details

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham West Midlands B3 3DH 0121 348 8000

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