05-18-2012 05-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2598B Boston
May 18, 2012 12:00 PMCalender
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M. C. Escher (Dutch, 1898-1972) Two Alphabet Images: E is een Ezel

$2,370$2,000
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2598B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

M. C. Escher (Dutch, 1898-1972)

Two Alphabet Images: E is een Ezel, 1953 (Bool et al., 392); and M is een Muis, 1953 (Bool et al., 393). The first signed "M.C.Escher" in pencil l.l., inscribed "E for Escher, as well as Ezel (= donkey in Dutch)" in ink l.c., and monogrammed within the block. Woodcuts on paper, image sizes 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in. (9.8 x 6.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Minor handling creases to upper edge of M, rub to sheet above image in E, not examined out of frames.
Estimate $4,000-6,000