• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2806

    Twentieth Century Art

    2 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 40

    Maurits Cornelis Escher (DUTCH, 1898-1972)

    Puddle (Modderplas) (B. 378)

    Price Realised  

    Maurits Cornelis Escher (DUTCH, 1898-1972)
    Puddle (Modderplas) (B. 378)
    woodcut in colours, 1952, on wove paper, signed in pencil, inscribed eigen druk, with margins, palest mountstaining in the margin, lower and right edge unevenly cut, minor glue staining along revers edges, otherwise in our opinion in very good condition
    L: 240 x 320 mm.
    S: 290 x 370 mm.


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    Christie’s charges a premium to the buyer on the Hammer Price of each lot sold at the following rates: 29.75% of the Hammer Price of each lot up to and including €20,000, plus 23.8% of the Hammer Price between €20,001 and €800.000, plus 14.28% of any amount in excess of €800.000. Buyer’s premium is calculated on the basis of each lot individually.