Author Escher, M. C. Vissen [Fish] (Bool, 414). Printing for the Henriëtte Roland Holst-Stichting.
Published 1961
Item ID 72241
Hilversum, Henriëtte Roland Holst-Stichting, 1956. Small folio (14.6 x 11.5 cm). Folded oblong. Front with Escher engraving, verso with the text "Houtgravure van M. C. Escher", third page with a poem by the Dutch poet Roland Holst (1869-1952), rear with the Stichting's address. On heavy, fine quality paper. A fine example of the art of Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972). The images are based on flying fish. The Escher logo in the right lower black fish; Bool dates this work as from November 1956. The number of copies issued is not known but publications by the Henriëtte Roland Holst-Stichting typically consisted of only circa 300 copies. This woodcut was solely used by the Henriëtte Roland Holst Stichting. A near mint copy. Bool, 414.