Description

    M. C. ESCHER (Dutch, 1898-1972)
    Waterfall, 1961
    Lithograph on paper
    15 x 11-3/4 inches (38.1 x 29.8 cm)
    Ed. 12/103
    Dated and initialed in the plate lower right: X - '61 / M C E
    Signed in graphite lower left: M. Escher
    Inscribed in graphite lower center: No 12/103 III Für Paul und Martha Keller, mit herzlicher Zuneigung, von Mark E. Baarn, September 1968.

    PROVENANCE:
    Gift from the artist to grand-mother of current owner (cousin of Mrs. Escher);
    Private collection, by decent from the above.

    LITERATURE:
    F. H. Bool, M. C. Escher, His Life and Complete Graphic Work: With a Fully Illustrated Catalogue, New York, 1982, p. 323, no. 439.




    Condition Report*:

    Mat burn along edges. The overall size of the paper is 19-3/4 x 15-3/4. Paper is hinged onto board; time and light staining on verso with remains of tape from previous framing along left and right edges not visible recto.

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