John Bratby

1928–1992

John Bratby, ‘Still Life with Chip Frier’ 1954
Still Life with Chip Frier 1954
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Biography

John Randall Bratby RA (19 July 1928 – 20 July 1992) was an English painter who founded the kitchen sink realism style of art that was influential in the late 1950s. He made portraits of his family and celebrities. His works were seen in television and film. Bratby was also a writer.

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