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MAURITS C. ESCHER Ascending and Descending.
Lithograph on smooth, cream wove paper, 1960. 365x294 mm; 14 1/2x11 5/8 inches, full margins. Signed and inscribed "No. 11/56 IV" in pencil, lower right. A superb, evenly-printed impression with all the tonal nuances distinct.
The "never-ending" staircase on the roof of this imaginary building is based on a geometric model by the mathematician L. S. Penrose. Bool 435.