• Impressionist and Modern Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2843

    Impressionist and Modern Art

    19 May 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 165

    Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972)

    Day and Night (Dag en Nacht) (Bool 303)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972)
    Day and Night (Dag en Nacht) (Bool 303)
    woodengraving in colours printed from two blocks, 1938, on Japan, signed in pencil, inscribed eigen druk, with margins, partially covered by the passepartout, sheet laid down along edges onto the mount, somewhat lightstained, pinhole in upper left margin, otherwise in very good condition, framed
    L. 390 x 678 mm.


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    Provenance

    Bought by the family of the present owner circa 1960.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the condition should read:
    partially covered by the passepartout, sheet laid down along edges onto the mount, somewhat lightstained, pinhole in upper left margin, otherwise in very good condition, framed
    L. 390 x 678 mm.