Modern British Art by Alan Sorrell: Portrait of the architect Thornton Whilte, circa 1926 | www.LLFA.uk

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Alan Sorrell:
Portrait of the architect Thornton Whilte, circa 1926

Unmounted (ref: 6201)

Pencil, red chalk and ink on paper

11 x 10 7/8 in. (28 x 27.5 cm)

Tags: men portraits



Provenance: With the aritist's family until 2012


Sorrell and Thornton White met at the British School at Rome and collaborated together in 1930 on A hall for a Travel Agency and Banking Scheme, 1930 (collection of RIBA Library).  They developed a close friendship - in  letters written to Sorrell's wife in about 1944, he mentions his 'friend White' whom he wanted her to meet.

 


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