London, South Kensington
18 December 2008
Ronald William Fordham Searle (b.1920)
A budding actress
signed, inscribed and dated 'Ronald Searle/1956/A moving picture girl/page 25 The Big City/Budding actress' (lower left) and further variously inscribed throughout
pen and brown ink and brown wash with scratching out, unframed
20½ x 16 in. (52.1 x 40.7 cm.)
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Punch, 2 May 1956.
Alex Atkinson and Ronald Searle, The Big City: or The New Mayhew, Perpetua Books, London, 1958, p25.
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