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ESCHER, M. C.

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  1. Fire.

    Fire.

    Unknown edition, proof without text. Signed lower left be Escher, inscribed "eigendruck" ("own print") lower right. This image was commissioned by Eugène and Willy Strens for a New Year's greetings card for 1955. Published as a card with letterpress text, the cards were unsigned. Learn More
    £6,000

    Date of Publication: 1952

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    Stock Code: 107498

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  2. Ascending and Descending.
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    Ascending and Descending.

    Edition of 108 III. Signed and numbered lower right in pencil by Escher. Ascending and Descending was influenced by and is an artistic implementation of the Penrose stairs, an impossible object devised by the mathematician Lionel Penrose. The characters that climb the impossible staircase represent a group of people that follow an inescapable destiny. Learn More
    £30,000

    Date of Publication: 1960

    Published: Baarn

    Stock Code: 115041

    Signed: Yes

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