Lot 52
  • 52

Maurits Cornelis Escher

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 GBP
Sold
139,250 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • M. C. Escher
  • METAMORPHOSIS II (BOOL /KIST/LOCHER/WIE 320)
Woodcut printed in black, blue and red, a fine impression of this rare print, the colours fresh, 1940, signed in pencil and inscribed eigen druck, on five joined sheets of tissue thin japan paper, with full (?) margins, in good condition apart from a foxmark in the unprinted area of lizards and other very occasional foxing, a small paper loss at edge of sheet and other small areas of thinning at outer edges of sheet, a small area at joint in the area of the fish where touches of black ink have been added by hand, probably during the printing process, occasional very slight creasing along edges of sheet

Close