Artist in oil, watercolour, pastel and clay, and teacher, born and lived in London, married to the painter John Bratby. Some of her work, such as the Tate Gallery’s Self-Portrait, of 1959, was inscribed Jean Bratby. She painted Bratby and appeared in many of his works. She studied at Central School of Arts and Crafts, 1943–5; Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts and Goldsmiths’ College School of Art, 1945–9, and at City and Guilds School of Art; and at Royal College of Art, 1953–5, under Carel Weight and Ruskin Spear, having run a pottery workshop in Sussex, 1950–3.
Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)