Commercial art studio work, c. 1920
Unmounted (ref: 3721)
Ink and white gouache on paper
12 x 14 cm (4 5/8 x 5 1/2 in.)
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, p25.
Sorrell worked briefly at a commercial art studio, Monomarks Design Co, Kensal Rise in 1923 as an assistant designer. Here he produced designs for cream containers and other commercial work.