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M.C. Escher (Dutch 1898-1972) Man with Cuboid

Auction:
3203B
Lot:
64
Sold for:
$10,455$8,500

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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)

Man with Cuboid, 1958 (Bool et al., 430). Signed "MCEscher" in pencil l.l., initialed within the block. Woodcut on paper, image size 2 9/16 x 2 9/16 in. (6.5 x 6.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frame.

N.B. The same figure appears in reverse at the base of the tower in Escher's Belvedere, also of 1958.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Out of the frame the sheet measures 5 1/2 x 4 inches, and is "hinged" with old clear tape near the upper corners. The sheet is a cream color and is annotated "8" in pencil near the lower left corner. The supporting mat is stamped "PAUL SCHUSTER ART GALLERY...CAMBRIDGE, MASS."


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, Convex geometry, Cuboid, Escher, M. C. Escher, Visual arts

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