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part 2, Illustration for The Broken Gates, circa 1950
Unmounted (ref: 3725)
Pen and ink, collage with text
10 x 6 3/8 in. (25.3 x 16.2 cm) layout with text
4 3/8 x 3 3/4 in. (11.2 x 9.5 cm) illustration itself
See all works by Alan Sorrell ink pen and ink houses illustration Metropolitan
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This was one of three drawings that illustrated Sorrell's short (unpublished) story for Lilliput magazine, The Broken Gates.