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Alan Sorrell (1904-1974):
Cyprus Tree, study for The Appian Way, circa 1932
Unmounted (ref: 3688)
Pencil, pen and ink, watercolour
41 x 18 cm
Provenance: The Artist's Estate
This is a study for Sorrell's 1932 grisaille The Appian Way, a memory of the ancient road that leads out of Rome, bordered by classical Roman tombs and cypresses - as imagined in moonlight.