Modern British Art by Alan Sorrell: Study for People Seeking After Wisdom, c 1928 | www.LLFA.uk

picture

picture


Enquire
 £1,950  Add to cart
 Free shipping

 

See all works by Alan Sorrell

Alan Sorrell:
Study for People Seeking After Wisdom, c 1928

Mounted (ref: 3774)

pencil, ink and gouache on paper, squared, 
49.5 x 79 cm (19 1/2 x 31 in.)

Tags: British School of Rome RCA Works in Progress



Provenance: The artist's son, Richard Sorrell


​Exhibited: Sir John Soane's Museum, 25 October 2013 - 25 January 2014, Alan Sorrell: A Life Reconstructed.
Literature: 
Sacha Llewellyn & Richard Sorrell (ed), Alan Sorrell; the Life and Works of an English Neo-Romantic Artist, (Bristol: Sansom & Co.) 2013.

As a student under Sir William Rothenstein at the Royal College of Art, Sorrell was 
encouraged to study and make copies of the old masters at the National Gallery. The tilted landscape in this study, with its rocky outcrops and trees, recalls Andrea Mantegna’s Agony in the Garden (c.1458-60).


Share on instagram  Share on Twitter  Share on Google +  Share on Pinterest  Share by mail