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Drawing, Mexico: Everyday Ceremony of Trying to Stand up to Manana

This is a Drawing. We acquired it in 1984. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and watercolor and 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

43.3 × 32.1 cm (17 1/16 × 12 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped twice in blue ink, verso: Ronald Searle/JOHN LOCKE STUDIOS INC./15 EAST 76th STREET/NEW YORK CITY, NY 10021/USA (212) BU 8-8010.

It is signed

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

It is inscribed

Typed in black ink on paper affixed across lower margin: MEXICO: Everyday Ceremony of Trying to Stand Up to Manana.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Mexico: Everyday Ceremony of Trying to Stand up to Manana; pen and black ink, brush and watercolor and opaque watercolor, crayon, graphite on heavy wove paper; 43.3 × 32.1 cm (17 1/16 × 12 5/8 in.); Gift of John Goelet; 1984-93-8

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