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