Details

Frame:
Framed, under glass
Provenance:
Purchased from the artist by previous owner
Signature:
Signed John Bratby lower left
Stock No:
1071
Price:
£1600
Dimensions:
35 x 25 cm
13.8 x 9.8 inches
Materials:

Description

Guy the gorilla (1946 -1978) was one of the star beasts at London Zoo during the 1970s.  Bratby developed a touching affinity for the big, brooding primate and made several portraits of him.

For another painting by Bratby featuring a gorilla-like beast, scroll or click to The Gorilla Within