SORRELL Alan R.W.S. (1904-1974)
‘At the hour of midnight the Salarian Gate was silently opened and the inhabitants were awakened by the tremendous sound of the Gothic trumpet…’ (Gibbon). Pencil, ink, watercolour and gouache. Inscribed by the artist: ‘Barbarians enter Rome. Prog. 1 / or 2’. Inscribed by the artist 0n label ‘Goths entering Rome / The Salarian Gate / opened by traitors at / midnight. (see Gibbon)’ 14.5x20 inches. Framed: 22x26 inches.