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Drawing, Bacchanalia, Napa Auction Style, 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 on heavy wove paper mounted on board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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 of mount: 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 1981

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 right margin: © Ronald Searle 1981

Cite this object as

Drawing, Bacchanalia, Napa Auction Style, 1981; pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, opaque watercolor, color crayons on heavy wove paper mounted on board; 44.8 × 32.4 cm (17 5/8 × 12 3/4 in.); Gift of John Goelet; 1984-93-19

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