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1981

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1984

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Drawing, Germany: The Ancient, Noble (and Secret) Ceremony of Slashing the Trockenbeerenauslese, 1981

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1981 and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, opaque watercolor, color crayons, 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

44.3 × 31.4 cm (17 7/16 × 12 3/8 in.)

It is signed

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink on paper affixed to verso: 9239/ #2 48%

Cite this object as

Drawing, Germany: The Ancient, Noble (and Secret) Ceremony of Slashing the Trockenbeerenauslese, 1981; pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, opaque watercolor, color crayons, graphite on heavy wove paper; 44.3 × 31.4 cm (17 7/16 × 12 3/8 in.); Gift of John Goelet; 1984-93-16

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