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M.C. Escher : his life and complete graphic work ; with a fully illustrated catalogue

Author: M C Escher; J L Locher; Flip Bool; Bruno Ernst
Publisher: New York : Abradale Press/Harry N. Abrams, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since Escher's death in 1972, at the age of seventy-three, much previously unpublished material has become available to his biographers, who have put it to good use. The story of the artist's life is told here with the help of virtually his entire correspondence, the journals of his travels, and, to supply the facts about his youthful years, the journals kept by his father.
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Leven en werk van M.C. Escher. English.
M.C. Escher.
New York : Abradale Press/Harry N. Abrams, 1992
(OCoLC)712583395
Named Person: M C Escher; M C Escher; M C Escher; M C Escher; M C Escher
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M C Escher; J L Locher; Flip Bool; Bruno Ernst
ISBN: 0810981130 9780810981133
OCLC Number: 25508135
Notes: Translation of: Leven en werk van M.C. Escher.
Originally published: New York : H.N. Abrams, 1982.
M.C. Escher's "The regular division of the plane": pages 155-172.
Description: 349 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Biographical chronology --
Preface --
Escher Senior 1843-1939 --
Early life 1898-1922 --
Italy and Spain 1922-1924 --
Rome 1924-1935 --
Switzerland and Belgium 1935-1941 --
Back in Holland 1941-1954 --
Letters to Arthur 1955-1957 --
Crystallographers' recognition 1958-1960 --
Voyage to Canada 1960 --
The final years 1961-1972 --
The vision of a mathematician --
The regular division of the plane --
Catalogue --
Notes on the illustrations --
Concordance.
Other Titles: Leven en werk van M.C. Escher.
Responsibility: by F.H. Bool ... (et. al.) with essays by Bruno Ernst, M.C. Escher ; edited by J.L. Locher.

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Since Escher's death in 1972, at the age of seventy-three, much previously unpublished material has become available to his biographers, who have put it to good use. The story of the artist's life is told here with the help of virtually his entire correspondence, the journals of his travels, and, to supply the facts about his youthful years, the journals kept by his father.

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