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Alan Sorrell (1904-1974):
Self Portrait (Illustration for The Broken Gates), circa 1950
Framed (ref: 6521)
Pencil, black ink
4 x 5 1/4 in. (10.2 x 13.4 cm)
Provenance: The Artist's Family
Literature:Sacha Llewellyn & Richard Sorrell (ed), Alan Sorrell; the Life and Works of an English Neo-Romantic Artist, (Bristol: Sansom & Co.) 2013, p 62.
This was one of three drawings that illustrated Sorrell's short (unpublished) story for Lilliput magazine, The Broken Gates. This is a self-portrait seen from behind.