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Drawing, Wine Ceremonies of the World: California--The Traditional Blessings of the Vines, 1980

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1980 and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, color crayon, graphite on heavy wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of John Goelet.

Its dimensions are

44.8 × 32.4 cm (17 5/8 × 12 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in blue ink on verso: Ronald Searle/ JOHN LOCKE STUDIO/15 EAST 76TH STREET/ NEW YORK CITY, 10021/ U.S.A. Butterfield 8-8010/ Drawing/Dessin/Zeichnung/Copyright © Ronald Searle 1980

It is signed

Signed in pen and black ink at lower left: Ronald Searle

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink across lower margin: Wine Ceremonies of the World: California-traditional Belssing of the Vines

Cite this object as

Drawing, Wine Ceremonies of the World: California--The Traditional Blessings of the Vines, 1980; pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, color crayon, graphite on heavy wove paper; 44.8 × 32.4 cm (17 5/8 × 12 3/4 in.); Gift of John Goelet; 1984-93-17

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