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M. C. ESCHER | PUDDLE (B./K./L./W. 378)

Estimate:

14,000

to
- 18,000 USD

M. C. ESCHER | PUDDLE (B./K./L./W. 378)

M. C. ESCHER | PUDDLE (B./K./L./W. 378)

Estimate:

14,000

to
- 18,000 USD

Lot sold:

52,500

USD

Property of a Private American Collector

M. C. ESCHER

1898 - 1972

PUDDLE (B./K./L./W. 378)


Woodcut printed in colors, 1952, signed in pencil and inscribed ‘eigen druk’, on laid Japan paper, framed

image: 240 by 319 mm 9½ by 12½ in

sheet: 336 by 409 mm 13 ¼ by 16 ⅛ in

With wide margins, in good condition except the edges skinned all around on the verso, with a few associated skillful repairs. Faint discoloration in the upper margin and a tiny tear in the upper deckle at right.


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.