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M.C. ESCHER (Dutch 1898-1972) "Regular Division of the Plane III (Red)" and "Regular Division of the Plane III (Black)" Woodcut. Both measure: image 9 1/2 x 7 1/8 inches; Sheet: 13 1/8 x 9 1/2 inches. Frame: 18 x 15 inches. Each is signed and dated in the image: MCE (19)57. Each is numbered in pencil in the lower center 104/175. Vorpal Galleries San Francisco, CA label verso on both pieces. From the book titled Reglmatige Vlakverdeling (The Regular Division of the Plane) commissioned by the De Roos Foundation in 1957. The book contained six black and white woodcuts bound within its pages and examples of the same woodcuts printed in red ink, which were included in a separate folder in the back cover. There were 175 numbered and approximately 20 unnumbered copies published 1958. These prints being offered are from the numbered edition of 175.

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Escher, 2 "Regular Division of the Plane III" woodcuts

Estimate $4,000 - $6,000Oct 7, 2017
Alameda, CA, USA