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Fine & Decorative Arts

November 6 - November 7, 2015

Lot #858
DepartmentPrints
Sold For$5,500.00(hammer price)
 $6,490.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedNovember 7, 2015

Description

MAURITS CORNELIS ESCHER
Dutch, 1898-1972

Encounter". Dated in image '44. Signed lower left "M.C. Escher". 44/200. Holland watermark.
Lithograph on paper, overall sheet size, 18.5" x 22.5". Unframed."

Condition

Some light discoloration and staining in image at lower left (three circular stains, orangish, about nickel-quarter sized). Some random soiling in margin. Slightly dog eared and a slight 3 crease shows only through reverse at left side. . Margins: top 2.25". Right 2". Left 2". Bottom 2.5".
Image size is 13 3/8" x 18 3/8".

Provenance: Private Cape Cod Collection"

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.

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