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1983

  • Work on this object began.

1984

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

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Drawing, Portugal: Any Old Port in a Storm

This is a Drawing. It was created by Ronald Searle. It is dated 1983 and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, opque watercolor, 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

42.9 × 31.8 cm (16 7/8 × 12 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in blue ink on verso: Drawing/Dessin/Zeichnung/Copyright © Ronald Searle 1983/ 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 at lower left margin: © Ronald Searle 1983; and at center margin: Portugal: Any Old Port in a Storm

Cite this object as

Drawing, Portugal: Any Old Port in a Storm; Ronald Searle (British, active France, 1920 - 2011); pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, opque watercolor, crayon, graphite on heavy wove paper.; 42.9 × 31.8 cm (16 7/8 × 12 1/2 in.); Gift of John Goelet; 1984-93-15

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