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ESCHER, Maurits Cornelis (1898 - 1972), Painter, draughtsman, engraver, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ESCHER, Maurits Cornelis (1898 - 1972), Painter, draughtsman, engraver, lithographer

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Dutch, 20th century, male.

Born 1898, in Leeuwarden; died 1972.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver (wood), lithographer. Figures, interiors, landscapes, urban landscapes, architectural views. Wall decorations, postage stamps.

[not available online]M.C. Escher was born into a family of artists, and began by studying engineering at the technical university in Delft, while also studying at the school of architecture and decorative arts in Haarlem. A keen traveller,

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