Alan Sorrell (1904-1974):
Dejeuner sur l'herbe
Unmounted (ref: 3722)
Ink and white gouache on paper, glued on card
6 x 6 3/8 in. (15.3 x 16.3 cm)
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. 208.
Sorrell worked briefly at a commercial art studio, Monomarks Design Co, Kensal Rise in 1923 as an assistant designer. Here he produced designs for cream containers and other commercial work.