Property of a Private American Collector
M. C. ESCHER
1898 - 1972
RAVELLO AND THE COAST OF AMALFI (BOOL/KIST/LOCHER/WEIRDA 152)
Lithograph, 1931, signed in pencil and numbered 1/23, on wove paper, framed
image: 313 by 237 mm 12⅜ by 9⅜ in
sheet: 383 by 320 mm 15⅛ by 12⅝ in
With wide margins, in generally good condition apart from uneven discoloration. Some small fox marks, mostly in the margins and on the verso, and several small remnants of old tape at the upper sheet edge, recto and verso, with a few associated spots of slight skinning. An occasional soft handling crease and an inconspicuous pressure mark in the background near top of image.
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