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M. C. Escher

Balcony (Bool/Kist/Locher/Wierda 334)

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 20,000 USD

M. C. Escher

M. C. Escher

Balcony (Bool/Kist/Locher/Wierda 334)

Balcony (Bool/Kist/Locher/Wierda 334)

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 20,000 USD

Lot sold:

151,200

USD

M. C. Escher

1898 - 1972

Balcony (Bool/Kist/Locher/Wierda 334)


Lithograph, 1945, signed in pencil and numbered 'No. 5/26', on Van Gelder wove paper, framed

sheet: 428 by 316 mm 16⅞ by 12½ in

framed: 643 by 513 mm 25¼ by 20¼ in

With wide margins, the print is in generally good condition apart from light-stain and an occasional handling crease. Two tiny scratches with associated rubbing and ink loss in the balcony at center. The upper and lower sheet edges uneven and a tiny spot of rubbing in the unprinted area at right image edge near center. The verso with a few spots of old adhesive and associated skinning in each corner and at the upper sheet edge.


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