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Drawing, Connoisseurs

This is a Drawing. It was created by Ronald Searle and published by Clos du Val Wine Company, Limited and Taltarni Vineyards. It is dated 1980 and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is pen and black ink, watercolor, opaque watercolor, crayon, graphite on heavy wove paper.. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by John Goelet. It is credited Gift of John Goelet.

Its dimensions are

45 × 32.3 cm (17 11/16 × 12 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso: Stamped in blue ink: 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 graphite on paper affixed at lower left margin: Connoisseur A; Inscribed in pen and black ink: Connoisseurs/45 X 32.5 cm. Inscribed in pen and blue ink on paper affixed to verso: SP#7941/a and in black ink: 96.5%.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Connoisseurs; Ronald Searle (British, active France, 1920 - 2011); pen and black ink, watercolor, opaque watercolor, crayon, graphite on heavy wove paper.; 45 × 32.3 cm (17 11/16 × 12 11/16 in.); Gift of John Goelet; 1984-93-3

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