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    Sale 2791

    Twentieth Century Art

    5 June 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 71

    Maurits Cornelis Escher (DUTCH, 1989-1972)

    Omhulsel (B. 401)

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    Maurits Cornelis Escher (DUTCH, 1989-1972)
    Omhulsel (B. 401)
    woodengraving, printed in colours, 1955, on Japon, signed in pencil and inscribed with title and with eigen druk, with margins, scattered foxmarks, minor soft stain in lower right margin, the right edge and lower left corner circa 4 mm. folded to the back and glued for strengthening, few pinholes in lower left area, framed, otherwise in very good condition
    S. 436 x 304 mm. L. 344 x 325 mm.


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