Artist biography

Elizabeth SORRELL b. 1916

Painter and designer. Born 12 October 1916 at New Skelton-in-Cleveland, Yorkshire, née Tanner. Wife of Alan Sorrell. Studied at the Eastbourne School of Art 1934–8 and the R.C.A. 1938–42. Has made designs for the British Industries Fair, ‘Britain Can Make It’ 1947, and Ideal Home Exhibitions. Exhibited at the N.E.A.C. from 1947 and the R.A. from 1948.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II