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

Auction:
3203B
Lot:
63
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3203B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

M.C. Escher (Dutch 1898-1972)

Fish, Vignette, 1956 (Bool et al., 414). Signed "MCEscher" in pencil l.l., initialed within the block. Woodcut on paper, image size 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (8.1 x 8.1 cm), framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frame.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Stamp from Paul Schuster Art Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, on the frame backing paper and on an interior backing sheet.

Sheet size is 5 5/16 x 4 1/8 in. (13.5 x 10.5 cm), laid paper. Signed in pencil as described, also numbered "6" in pencil in the l.l. corner of the recto. Imprinted "Houtsnede : M. C. Escher" on the lower edge of the verso. Minor toning and gently light struck. Hinged to window mat in two places at the top edge of the verso.



The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Artists, Dutch art, Escher, M. C. Escher, Visual arts

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