- Watercolour and tempera on paper
- Support: 559 x 375 mm
- Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1949
N05928 FERNS IN THE CONSERVATORY 1945
Inscr. ‘Elizabeth Sorrell.’ b.r.
Watercolour and tempera on paper, 22×14 3/4 (56×37·5).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1949.
Exh: R.A., 1949 (928).
Painted in 1945 when the artist was living at Westwood Cottage, Queen's Drive, Ilkley, Yorkshire. The conservatory, which was attached to the house, has since been much altered and enlarged.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II