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Drawing, China: Inventor of People's Pinot Surviving Yet Another Felicitation, 1982

This is a Drawing. It was created by Ronald Searle and designed by Jerrild + Associates and published by Clos du Val Wine Company, Limited and Taltarni Vineyards. It is dated 1982 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.

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

Its dimensions are

44 × 32.3 cm (17 5/16 × 12 11/16 in.)

It is signed

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

It is inscribed

Typed in black ink on paper affixed at lower left margin: CHINA: Inventor of People's Pinot surviving yet another felicitation; at lower right: © Copyright Ronald Searle 1982; Inscribed in pen and black ink on paper affixed to verso: Lavorata Prtg/12162 #4 29%

Cite this object as

Drawing, China: Inventor of People's Pinot Surviving Yet Another Felicitation, 1982; Ronald Searle (British, active France, 1920 - 2011); pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, color crayon, graphite on heavy wove paper; 44 × 32.3 cm (17 5/16 × 12 11/16 in.); Gift of John Goelet; 1984-93-12

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