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Alan Sorrell (1904-1974):
The Fortress of Bahen, Sudan, New Kingdom
Unframed (ref: 9614)
Signed and dated
Watercolour with highlights in white13 x 21 in. (33.5 cm x 53.5)
Provenance: Abbott and Holder; private collection
The first picture was done for the Illustrated London News: a view of Hazor in the time of Tiglath-Pileser 732BC. (2 Kings 15:29).
“The Fortress of Buhen” was published in “Nubia: A Drowning Land” by Margaret Drower (Longmans Young Books, 1970) p29.
We are grateful to Richard Sorrell and Richard Lealan for assistance.