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Drawing, Holland: Historical But Somewhat Yucky Ceremony of Pulling Out the Finger, 1983

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1983 and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, opaque watercolor, 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

43.7 × 32.1 cm (17 3/16 × 12 5/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pen and black ink, lower left: Ronald Searle.

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower left: (c) Ronald Searle 1983; lower center: HOLLAND: Historical but somewhat yucky ceremony of Pulling Out the Finger.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Holland: Historical But Somewhat Yucky Ceremony of Pulling Out the Finger, 1983; pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, opaque watercolor, crayon, graphite on heavy wove paper; 43.7 × 32.1 cm (17 3/16 × 12 5/8 in.); Gift of John Goelet; 1984-93-14

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