The essential Escher in 16 fine prints

Escher, M. C.

M. C. Escher 16 facsimile prints. With an introduction by J. L. Locher, former Director of the Gemeentemuseum, The Hague.

Published 2008
Item ID 70156

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Baarn, The Escher Foundation, 2008. 16 prints, matching the original prints in shape, enlarged by 10%, all on separate sheets measuring 55.0 x 65.0 cm) and an introduction of 16 pp., and 4 pp. review (both 34.0 x 45.0 cm). In original full cloth dropbox (67.0 x 57.0 x 3.0 cm) with printed label on the front board and printed title on the spine.

This special collection consists of the highest quality "Museum quality" facsimile reprints of 16 of the most famous lithographs, woodcuts and drawings by the graphic artist M.C. Escher (1898-1972). Each copyright-protected image is printed in a limited edition of only 450, individually numbered and stamped with the authentication seal of the M. C. Escher Foundation. The following prints are included, with date and reference number: Castrovalva, 1930 (Bool 132); Hand with Reflecting Sphere, 1935 (Bool 268); Sky and Water I, 1938 (Bool 306); Reptiles, 1943 (Bool 327); Other World, 1947 (Bool 348); Up and Down, 1947 (Bool 352); Relativity, 1953 (Bool 389); Three Worlds, 1955 (Bool 405); Bond of Union, 1956 (Bool 409); Ascending and Descending, 1960 (Bool 435); Waterfall, 1961 (Bool 439); and five studies of patterns without Bool catalogue number, namely one with geese, "Two Birds", 1938 - a pattern used in "Day and Night" (Bool 303); one with fish and birds, "Bird/Fish", 1938, used in the Metamorphosis designs (e.g. Bool 446); one with lizards, "Lizard", 1942, used in Development (Bool 310-311) and Reptiles (Bool 327); one with horsemen "Horseman", 1946 (Bool, p. 150; used in Bool 342), and one with various birds "Twelve Birds", 1948. A fine copy, as new. Copyright 2018 The M.C.Escher Company - The Netherlands. All rights reserved. ON THIS SITE EACH PRINT IS ALSO SEPARATELY AVAILABLE FOR 235,00 (Excl. 21% VAT).

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