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M. C. Escher

Castle in the Air (Bool 117)

Property from a Private Collection

M. C. Escher

M. C. Escher

Castle in the Air (Bool 117)

Castle in the Air (Bool 117)

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Property from a Private Collection

M. C. Escher

1898 - 1972

Castle in the Air (Bool 117)


Woodcut, 1928, signed in pencil, on China paper, framed

image: 625 by 385 mm 24⅝ by 15⅛ in

sheet: 683 by 427 mm 26⅞ by 16⅞ in

framed: 955 by 700 mm 37⅝ by 27½ in

With margins, the print is in generally good condition apart from a few small repaired tears in the sheet edges, the longest extending approx. 2 inches into the image at bottom. A horizontal fold above the horizon and some creasing and faint surface soiling in the margins.


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