Sale 18PM01 | Lot 89

Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972)

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Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972)

Lot Details

Lot 89
Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972)
Woodcut printed in black and grey, 1938, on tissue-thin laid Japan paper, signed, titled Dag en Nacht and inscribed Houtsnede in pencil, with good margins, framed.
15 1/2 x 26 5/8 inches; 394 x 676 mm.
Sheet 18 5/8 x 27 3/4 inches; 473 x 705 mm.

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Sold for $32,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Additional Notes & Condition Report

Some unobtrusive rippling, a few unobrusive foxing spots in the image at left, some printer's ink and pale discoloration in the margins, a small stain in the margin near top right sheet edge, a very small stain in the white bird top center (apparently resulting from an occlusion in the paper), some light abrasion at near sheet corners, a small loss at top right sheet corner, otherwise in good condition.

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Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Sold for $32,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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