T00278 SELF-PORTRAIT 1958
Inscr. ‘Jean Bratby’ b.l.
Canvas, 45 1/4×33 (115×84).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1959.
Exh: R.A., 1959 (239).
Repr: Royal Academy Illustrated, 1959, p.51.
Painted at her father's home in Greenwich where she was then living. She said that after she had started the portrait her small son aged three did some painting on it and some of this is still to be seen.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I