Artist Alan Sorrell: Rochester, c. 1918-20

Artist Alan Sorrell: Rochester, c. 1918-20


Alan Sorrell:
Rochester, c. 1918-20

Unmounted (ref: 3819)
Signed and titled to the reverse
pencil and watercolour on paper, 22.2 x 32 cm (8 3/4 x 12 1/2 in.)

See all works by Alan Sorrell pencil watercolour landscape maritime

Provenance: The artist's son, Richard Sorrell
Sacha Llewellyn & Richard Sorrell (ed), Alan Sorrell; the Life and Works of an English Neo-Romantic Artist, (Bristol: Sansom & Co.) 2013, p 160-179.

Rochester is an example of Sorrell's surprising early works. These accomplished 
watercolours, painted when he was in his teens, show a competence in the use of a wet technique that he was to move away from, in a career that emphasised a linear approach to drawing and painting.

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