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1981

  • Work on this object began.

1984

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

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Drawing, Germany: The Ancient, Noble (and Secret) Ceremony of Slashing the Trockenbeerenauslese

This is a Drawing. It was created by Ronald Searle. It is dated 1981 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.

This object was donated by John Goelet. It is credited Gift of John Goelet.

Its dimensions are

44.3 × 31.4 cm (17 7/16 × 12 3/8 in.)

It is signed

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink on paper affixed to verso: 9239/ #2 48%

Cite this object as

Drawing, Germany: The Ancient, Noble (and Secret) Ceremony of Slashing the Trockenbeerenauslese; Ronald Searle (British, active France, 1920 - 2011); pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, opaque watercolor, color crayons, graphite on heavy wove paper; 44.3 × 31.4 cm (17 7/16 × 12 3/8 in.); Gift of John Goelet; 1984-93-16

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