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John Bratby

 (1928 - 1992)
John Randall Bratby was active/lived in United Kingdom.  John Bratby is known for impastoed flower, portraits and still life painting, drawing.

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John Bratby


Following is the obituary of the artist written by Andrew Lambirth for The Independent, July 23, 1992, London, England.

John Randall Bratby, painter and writer, born Wimbledon 19 July 1928, and died Hastings, July 20, 1992: ARA 1959, RA 1971, Editor in Chief Art Quarterly 1987-92, books include Breakdown 1960, Breakfast and Elevenses 1961, Break-Pedal Down 1962, Break 50 Kill 1963, Stanley Spencer 1969; Married 1953 Jean Cooke (marriage dissolved 1977; three sons, one daughter), 1977 Patti Prime

JOHN BRATBY's life was as colourful as his art. The English love an artist to be eccentric, and Bratby was increasingly content to assume the mantle of Augustus John, living his life in public,  ...  Displaying 750 of 10001 characters.



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About  John Bratby

Born:  1928 - Wimbledon, England
Died:   1992 - Hastings, England
Known for:  impastoed flower, portraits and still life painting, drawing