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Sir Arthur Bryan - Former Wedgwood Chairman - painting by John Bratby - After 1980

Sir Arthur Bryan painting by John Bratby
    Sir Arthur Bryan painting by John Bratby

This painting depicts Sir Arthur Bryan former Chairman of both the Wedgwood Group of companies and the Wedgwood Museum Trust.. Painted by John Bratby using oil paints on canvas you can clearly see Bratbys expressionist style, which is an adaptation of the impressionist realism of Walter Sicket and the Camden Town Group towards a more aggressive style influenced by Van Gogh.

This painting depicts Sir Arthur Bryan former Chairman of both the Wedgwood Group of companies and the Wedgwood Museum Trust. Painted by John Bratby using oil paints on canvas you can clearly see Bratbys expressionist style, which is an adaptation of the impressionist realism of Walter Sicket and the Camden Town Group towards a more aggressive style influenced by Van Gogh.

  • Type of object: Portraits and figures/figurine
  • Year produced: After 1980
  • Accession number: 11657
  • Dimensions: 550 mm (height), 500 mm (width), 45 mm (depth)

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  • Sir Arthur Bryan Subject

    Sir Arthur Bryan - Subject (1922 - 2011)

    Born in 1923 Sir Arthur was Chairman of the Wedgwood Group of companies from 1967 to 1986, and Managing Director from 1963 to 1986.He was knighted in 1976 for services to export. He was the first non-Wedgwood family member to run the company after Josiah V’s retirement. For many years Sir Arthur was Chairman of the Wedgwood Museum Trust. He died in 2011.

  • John Bratby Artist

    John Bratby - Artist (1928 - 1992)

    John Randall Bratby RA was born in Wimbledon on 19 July 1928, an English painter who founded the kitchen sink realism style of art that was influential in the late 1950s. He studied at Kingston College from 1948 to 1950, then at the Royal College of Art from 1951 to 1954. Bratby became famous for his adaptation of the impressionist realism of Walter Sickert and the Camden Town Group towards a more aggressively expressionist style influenced by Van Gogh and the Abstract, Expressionists. Bratby passed away on the 20th July 1992.