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Monday, March 4, 2013

Maurits Cornelis Escher (Dutch graphic artist, 1898-1972)

Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972) is one of the world's most famous graphic artists. His art is enjoyed by millions of people all over the world, as can be seen on the many web sites on the internet. He is most famous for his so-called impossible structures, such as Ascending and Descending, Relativity, his Transformation Prints, such as Metamorphosis I, Metamorphosis II and Metamorphosis III, Sky & Water I or Reptiles. M.C. Escher, during his lifetime, made 448 lithographs, woodcuts and wood engravings and over 2000 drawings and sketches. Like some of his famous predecessors, - Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Dьrer and Holbein, M.C. Escher was left-handed.
Self-Portrait
Eye Colour
 Snakes


Verblife Tin
Moebius Strip I
Horseman
Sphere Spirals
Sphere Surface with Fishes Colour
Path of Life III
Path of Life II Colour
Knots Colour
Doric Columns
Moebius Strip II - M.C. Escher
Birds in Space
Shells and Starfish
Symmetry Drawing
Symmetry Watercolor 55 Fish
Symmetry Watercolor 70 Butterfly
Concentric Rinds
Encounter
Relativity lattice
Reptiles
Rippled Surface
Tower of Babel
Waterfall - M.C. Escher
Hand with Reflecting Sphere
Fluorescent Sea
Dragon - M.C. Escher
Castrovalva

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