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.