18 December 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,625
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 800
Ronald William Fordham Searle (b.1920)
The artist at work
signed and dated 'Ronald Searle/1952' (lower right) and inscribed 'The artist at work' (lower left)
pen and black ink, unframed
13¾ x 9¾ in. (34.9 x 24.8 cm.)
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Christopher Fry, An Experience of Critics, Perpetua Books, London, 1952, p.29.
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