• Impressionist and Modern Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2828

    Impressionist and Modern Art

    17 November 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 183

    Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972)

    Fragment of Metamorphosis (B. 446 IV)

    Price Realised  


    Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972)
    Fragment of Metamorphosis (B. 446 IV)
    woodcut printed in black, 1967, on wove paper, signed and dated in pencil, with dedication 'Voor Huug Vooys dit fragment van Metamorfose, als een klein blijk van grote waardering voor vele maanden van kundige en nauwgezette arbeid. Den Haag', inscribed 'Houtsnede, eigen druk', the sheet laid down with two pieces of papertape at the upper corners onto the mount, unframed, the sheet with minor handling nicks, one minor circular spot of paperloss in the centre right area, three retouchings in dark blue ink in the heads of the three most right fishes, no further apparent defects, otherwise in our opinion in good condition
    P. 195 x 315 mm.; S. 274 x 352 mm.

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