Phyllis Bray (1911 - 1991)

Born in 1911 in London, Phyllis Bray was a painter, muralist and illustrator who spent many years living at 46 Platts Lane in Hampstead. She studied art at the Slade School of Art between 1927 and 1931, under Henry Tonks. In 1933, at the age of 22, Bray became a member of the London Group. She was also involved with the East London Group, which her painter husband, John Cooper, had helped set up. She also worked as an illustrator and contributed many designs for advertisements and even designed a poster for London Transport in 1938 which advertised the Wimbledon Tennis Championships.

5 Objects by Phyllis Bray