9 June 1998
Maurits Cornelis Escher
Vissen (Fish) (B. 398)
woodengraving, 1954, on Japan, signed in pen and brown ink and inscribed with dedication, with margins, pale lightstaining, a horizontal indentation at the upper margin, the reverse sheet edges taped to the passe-partout with strips of cellotape, otherwise generally in good condition, framed
L. 860 x 730 mm.; S. 120 x 108 mm.;
and Another: E is for easel (B. 392), 1953, on Japan, signed in black ballpoint pen and inscribed with dedication, with margins, pale lightstaining, a vertical indentation at the left margin, the reverse sheet edges taped to the passe-partout with strips of cellotape, a pencil insription at the reverse, otherwise generally in very good condition, framed
L. 950 x 620 mm.; S. 132 x 960 mm.
A gift from the artist to the present owner
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