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Eugène & Willy Strens Felicitas 1953 - 1956

Maurits Cornelis Escher (Leeuwarden 1898 - Hilversum 1972)


Eugène & Willy Strens Felicitas 1953 - 1956

Lot-No. 234

Proceeds : 1.800,00 €


Four woodcuts in colours, 17,5 x 15 to 15,5 cm, each in the block monogr. MCE, on the reverse of three of them adress stamp of Eugène Strens, unframed. - Dutch graphic artist. E. began studying architecture in Haarlem in 1919 but almost immediately turned to graphic arts in which he soon achieved a level of technical mastership unrivaled in this time. In 1924 he settled in Rom and was succesful with depictions of mediterranean landscapes. After knowing the ornaments of the Alhambra he developed the tesselations, metamorphoses and impossible objects on which his fame is grounded and which secure him a singular position in 20th century arts. Mus.: The Hague (Escher Mus., Gemeente Mus.) a. others. Lit.: AKL, Vollmer AKL, Vollmer, The Magic of M. C. Escher, London 2013 a. others.

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Maurits Cornelis Escher: Eugène & Willy Strens Felicitas 1953 - 1956


Maurits Cornelis Escher (Leeuwarden 1898 - Hilversum 1972)

Eugène & Willy Strens Felicitas 1953 - 1956

Lot-No. 234

Proceeds : 1.800,00 €

Print

Four woodcuts in colours, 17,5 x 15 to 15,5 cm, each in the block monogr. MCE, on the reverse of three of them adress stamp of Eugène Strens, unframed. - Dutch graphic artist. E. began studying architecture in Haarlem in 1919 but almost immediately turned to graphic arts in which he soon achieved a level of technical mastership unrivaled in this time. In 1924 he settled in Rom and was succesful with depictions of mediterranean landscapes. After knowing the ornaments of the Alhambra he developed the tesselations, metamorphoses and impossible objects on which his fame is grounded and which secure him a singular position in 20th century arts. Mus.: The Hague (Escher Mus., Gemeente Mus.) a. others. Lit.: AKL, Vollmer AKL, Vollmer, The Magic of M. C. Escher, London 2013 a. others.

Eugène & Willy Strens Felicitas 1953 - 1956
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