London, South Kensington
19 December 2007
Ronald William Fordham Searle (b.1920)
St. Trinian's: 'Why go on? Life is just a hollow mockery'
signed and inscribed 'Ronald Searle/Why go on? Life is/just a hollow mockery' (lower left)
black ink and pencil, unframed
11¼ x 15 in. (28.5 x 38 cm.)
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