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Maurits-Cornelius Escher

In my prints, I try to demonstrate that we live in an orderly and marvellous world.

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Maurits Cornelis Escher was born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands, into a “family of artists”, as he was wont to say. Just like Vinci, Dürer or Holbein, he was left-handed, and he has left behind more than 450 lithographies and woodcuts, more than 2000 drawings, and innumerable sketch books. He studied at the University of Delft to be an engineer, while . . .

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Original signed lithograph de Escher M.C. : Waterfall
1961 Original lithograph, signed and numbered in pencil by the artist on the lower left. Bool n°439

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
*« Complete graphic works », L. W. Bool et Ernst, Ed. Thames and Hudson, Londres, 1982 All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

To read about the artist :
  • « The Graphic Work of M. C. Escher », Ed. Ballantine Books, New York, 1967
  • « The magic mirror of M. C. Escher », B. Ernst, Amsterdam, 1976
  • « M. C. Escher : L'oeuvre graphique », Ed. TACA, 1989
  • « Visions of symmetry…», Ed. W. H. Freeman and Company, New York, 1990
  • « M. C. Escher : The Graphic Work », Ed. Taschen, 1992
  • « M. C. Escher : Works of art », Ed. Leopard Books, Londres, 1995
  • « Een biografie », W. Hazeu, Amsterdam, 1998
  • « The magic of M.C. Escher », J.L.Locher &W.F. Veklhuysen, NY & London, 2000
  • « M.C. Escher: visions of symmetry », D. Schattschneider, NY and London, 2004
  • « M. C. Escher », Ed. Taschen, 2006
To read from the artist :
  • « Escher on Escher, exploring the infinite », Amsterdam, New York, 1986/1989
  • « M. C. Escher : Lettres canadiennes… », C. Campbell in Musée des B.A du Canada, 2013
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