M.C. Escher

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M.C. Escher

  1. 1. M.C. ESCHER (1898-1972)
  2. 2. Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972) is one of theworlds most famous graphic artists. His art is enjoyed by millions of people all over the world. He is most famous for his so-called impossible structures, such as Ascending and Descending, Relativity, his Transformation Prints, such as Sky & Water and Reptiles.
  3. 3. Escher also made some wonderful, more realistic work during the time he lived and traveled in Italy. 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, Dürer and Holbein-, M.C. Escher was left-handed. Apart from being a graphic artist, M.C. Escher illustrated books, designed tapestries, postage stamps and murals. Hewas born in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands, as the fourth and youngest son of a civil engineer.
  4. 4. ASCENDING & DESCENDING
  5. 5. VANITY
  6. 6. RELATIVITY
  7. 7. SKY & WATER
  8. 8. REPTILES
  9. 9. DRAWING HANDS
  10. 10. REFLECTINGSPHERE

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