PAPPWORTH, Jean

1923 - 2016

As Jean Goldberg, she was born at Hampstead, London on 17 February 1923, daughter of Philip Jones Goldberg (22 March 1898-1 December 1969), managing director of a multiple branch furniture company, and his wife Aimee Ethel née Bertish (6 September 1898-29 January 1986), who married at Marylebone, London in 1922 and in 1939 were living at 'The Braes', West Drive, Wokingham, Surrey. Jean studied at Hornsey School of Art and at Heatherley's School of Fine Art. She married at Marylebone on 4 October 1953, Maurice Henry Pappworth, M.D. (10 January 1910-12 October 1994), a pioneering medical ethicist, and they had three daughters. Jean painted under the name of Jean Pappworth and had her home and studio at Seagulls, Stocks Lane, Southwold, Suffolk, but also lived in Highgate, London, and exhibited widely including solo shows at Chappel Galleries, Essex in 1998 and in 2002, which included many of her Walberswick pictures she also exhibited at Camden Art Centre in 1977 four works 'Summer'; 'Nude 1'; 'Nude 2' and ;Sasha'. Jean has also made an animated film 'Full Circle', with music by Robert Saxford, which was screened at Everyman Cinema, Hampstead. She died in London on 9 February 2016. (The Whistle-Blower by Joanna Seldon. 2017)






Jean Pappworth with her granddaughter Katie