Self Portrait (Illustration for The Broken Gates), circa 1950
Unmounted (ref: 3727)
Pencil and ink
11.5 x 13.5 cm (4 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.)
Tags: Alan Sorrell PORTRAIT OF AN ARTIST
Provenance: The artist's son, Richard Sorrell
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This was one of three drawings that illustrated Sorrell's short (unpublished) story for Lilliput magazine, The Broken Gates.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.