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Drawing, Egypt: Arrival of Ptolemy Nouveau, 1982

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1982 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

42.3 × 32 cm (16 5/8 × 12 5/8 in.)

It is signed

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

It is inscribed

Typed in black ink on paper affixed at lower left margin: © Ronald Searle 1982; in graphite at right lower margin: EGYPT: Arrival of the Ptolemy Nouveau; inscribed in pen and blue ink on verso: Lavorata/ SP # 716 5 53%

Cite this object as

Drawing, Egypt: Arrival of Ptolemy Nouveau, 1982; pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, opaque watercolor, color crayons, graphite on heavy wove paper; 42.3 × 32 cm (16 5/8 × 12 5/8 in.); Gift of John Goelet; 1984-93-18

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