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

This is a Drawing. It was created by Ronald Searle. 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.

This object was donated by John Goelet. 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; Ronald Searle (British, active France, 1920 - 2011); 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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