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PRESS RELEASE: 26 June 2013

Alan Sorrell

Reconstruction drawing, pencil, gouache and ink on paper, squared with notations, 31.5 x 51.5 cm ( 12 & x 20 ¼ in.).

Reconstruction drawing, pencil, gouache and ink on paper, squared with notations, 31.5 x 51.5 cm ( 12 & x 20 ¼ in.).

The Long Journey, 1936, signed and dated, pencil, ink and gouache on paper, 37 x 52.3 cm (14 ½ x 20 ½ in.).

The Long Journey, 1936, signed and dated, pencil, ink and gouache on paper, 37 x 52.3 cm (14 ½ x 20 ½ in.).

14 Alan Sorrell as a young commercial artist, c. 1920.

14 Alan Sorrell as a young commercial artist, c. 1920.

19 Self Portrait (detail), signed and dated Nov 1928, pencil, ink and white gouache on paper, 55.2 x 37 cm (21 ¾ x 14 - in.). (See page 82). 19 Self Portrait (detail), signed and dated Nov 1928, pencil, ink and white gouache on paper, 55.2 x 37 cm (21 ¾ x 14 - in.). (See page 82).

19 Self Portrait (detail), signed and dated Nov 1928, pencil, ink and white gouache on paper, 55.2 x 37 cm (21 ¾ x 14 - in.). (See page 82). 19 Self Portrait (detail), signed and dated Nov 1928, pencil, ink and white gouache on paper, 55.2 x 37 cm (21 ¾ x 14 - in.). (See page 82).

26 Self Portrait painted in ‘The Vestry’ at Tors Mead, c. 1948-50, oil on board, 38 x 30 cm (15 x 11 ¾,in.).

26 Self Portrait painted in ‘The Vestry’ at Tors Mead, c. 1948-50, oil on board, 38 x 30 cm (15 x 11 ¾,in.).

31 Sudanese Express Passing Abu Simbel, signed and dated 1961(but probably executed later), pencil, ink and gouache on paper,
26 x 54.8 cm (10 ¼ x 21 - in.).

31 Sudanese Express Passing Abu Simbel, signed and dated 1961(but probably executed later), pencil, ink and gouache on paper, 26 x 54.8 cm (10 ¼ x 21 - in.).

43 The Appian Way, 1932,signed and dated,pencil, ink and gouache on paper,51.5 x 65.5 cm (20 ¼ x 25 ¾ in.).

43 The Appian Way, 1932,signed and dated,pencil, ink and gouache on paper,51.5 x 65.5 cm (20 ¼ x 25 ¾ in.).

45 Processing the Catch, Wharf Scene, Iceland, c.1935, pencil, ink and gouache on paper, 39 x 57 cm (15 & x 22 & in.).

45 Processing the Catch, Wharf Scene, Iceland, c.1935, pencil, ink and gouache on paper, 39 x 57 cm (15 & x 22 & in.).

50 The Postman, signed and dated Sept 1931, ink, gouache and pastel on paper, 53 x 37 cm (20 ¾ x 14 ½ in.)

50 The Postman, signed and dated Sept 1931, ink, gouache and pastel on paper, 53 x 37 cm (20 ¾ x 14 ½ in.)

53 Study for People Seeking After Wisdom, 1928, pencil, ink and white gouache on grey paper, squared, 58.2 x 41.4 cm (23 x 16 ¼ in.)

53 Study for People Seeking After Wisdom, 1928, pencil, ink and white gouache on grey paper, squared, 58.2 x 41.4 cm (23 x 16 ¼ in.)

67 Procession: Rome, signed and dated 1931, pencil, ink and watercolour on paper mounted on cardboard, 36 x 51.5 cm (14 ½ x 20 ¼ in.)

67 Procession: Rome, signed and dated 1931, pencil, ink and watercolour on paper mounted on cardboard, 36 x 51.5 cm (14 ½ x 20 ¼ in.)

90 Study of Angels for St Peter’s Church, Bexhill-on-Sea, 1951

90 Study of Angels for St Peter’s Church, Bexhill-on-Sea, 1951

127 Benvenuto Cellini Escaping from Rome, signed and dated 1949, pencil and gouache on paper, 42.5 x 38 cm (16 ¾ x 15 in.)

127 Benvenuto Cellini Escaping from Rome, signed and dated 1949, pencil and gouache on paper, 42.5 x 38 cm (16 ¾ x 15 in.)

Credit: All images should be credited "Courtesy of the Trustees of Sir John Soane's Museum" unless otherwise stated