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Print - Troubled Square

Troubled Square

  • Object:


  • Date:

    1963 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sorel, Agatha, born 1935 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour etching

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased under the terms of the A.M. Shrimpton and William Giles Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MP, shelf 304, box C

Physical description

Colour etching titled 'Troubled Square', signed and dated in pencil 'Agatha Sorel, 1963', inscribed with title and 'Artist's proof'. This etching was printed from a single zinc plate, deep etched, worked with a scraper and cut to give raised whites, which was inked with two colours in intaglio and one colour by contact on the surface.


1963 (made)


Sorel, Agatha, born 1935 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Colour etching

Marks and inscriptions

'Agatha Sorel, 1963.'
Signed and dated in pencil


Height: 37.1 cm, Width: 37.9 cm

Descriptive line

'Troubled Square', colour etching by Agatha Sorel (Born 1935), marked 'Artist's proof' and signed and dated 1963.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1964 published by HMSO 1965


Etching (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Squares (geometric figures)



Production Type

Artist's proof


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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