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M. C. ESCHER | MAGIC MIRROR (B./K./L./W. 338)

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 USD

M. C. ESCHER | MAGIC MIRROR (B./K./L./W. 338)

M. C. ESCHER | MAGIC MIRROR (B./K./L./W. 338)

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 USD

Lot sold:

81,250

USD

Property of a Private American Collector

M. C. ESCHER

1898 - 1972

MAGIC MIRROR (B./K./L./W. 338)


Lithograph, 1946, signed in pencil and numbered 15/36, on wove paper, framed

image: 280 by 445 mm 11 by 17½ in

sheet: 412 by 575 mm 16¼ by 22⅝ in

With wide margins, in good condition overall apart from uneven discoloration in the margins and mottled backboard-stain on the verso. An inconspicuous horizontal crease along top extreme sheet edge and a few soft handling creases in the margins. (Tiny abrasion in lower left margin.) Verso with a thin band of tape along extreme sheet edges.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.