19 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,920
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
Ronald William Fordham Searle (b.1920)
'Yeah. It needs one of those things that gets stones out of horse's hooves'
signed 'Ronald Searle' (lower right) and inscribed 'Yeah it needs one of those things that gets stones out/of horse's hooves.' (lower left)
black ink and watercolour, unframed
15 x 12½ in. (38 x 32 cm.)
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