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MAURITS CORNELIS ESCHER (1898-1972)
Boven en onder (Up and Down)
signed 'MCEscher' (lower left)
lithograph
image: 50.5 x 20.5cm.
sheet: 54.5 x 24.5cm.
Conceived in 1947, this work is from an unnumbered edition of four-hundred plus thirty-six numbered prints in brown and seventeen numbered prints in black
Provenance
Private Collection, The Netherlands.
Literature
F.H. Bool, M.C. Escher, His Life and Complete Graphic Works, Amsterdam 1992, no. 352 (illustrated, p. 293).
Special notice
Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
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'Fundamentele begrippen als boven en onder, binnen en buiten, rechts en links, dichtbij en veraf, blijken relatief te zijn, naar believen inwisselbaar. Geheel nieuwe verbanden, tussen punten, vlakken en ruimten, tussen oorzaak en gevolg vormen hier ruimtestructuren die vreemde en toch volmaakt mogelijke werelden oproepen' – M.C. Escher

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