Thistles in a jug, oil on canvas, unsigned,
18" x 14" unframed.
About the Painting: Very good condition. The old stretcher bears
a stenciled number - probably affixed by
an auctioneer. An outstanding British Modern
About the Artist: Born in London, Bratby was a painter, novelist
and teacher. He studied at Kingston
of Art and the Royal College
of Art and was
a prolific exhibitor throughout
- painting over 1,500 portraits
1991, when the National Portrait
staged a retrospective of his
images, thick paint and primary
Bratby's trademarks. He was elected
1971." - source Buckman,
Artists in Britain Since 1945.
Note: This painting was purchased from an English
source without attribution.
Gallery Price Guide - $800 - $8,000; exceptional examples to
$50,000. Absent a signature and/or an authoritative
attribution, this painting is priced significantly
lower than Bratby paintings of similar quality
that have sold at auciton.
inclusive of S/H/I*
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