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Tower of Babel

Tower of Babel

Item Information

Title:
Tower of Babel
Artist:
Escher, M. C. (Maurits Cornelis), 1898-1972
Name on Item:
M. C. Escher
Date:
February 1928
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Woodcuts
Op art
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
Collection (local):
John D. Merriam Collection
Subjects:
Optical illusions
Extent:
1 print : woodcut ; sheet 72 x 46 cm
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Notes (acquisition):
Gift; John D. Merriam; June 28, 1976
Notes (date):
Date from catalogue raisonné.
Notes (citation):
Bool, F. H., Locher, J. L (editor). "M.C. Escher, his life and complete graphic work : with a fully illustrated catalogue." Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1982, New York.
Notes:
Title from catalogue raisonné.
Bool: 118
Additional information accompanying item: Woodcut on laid Japanese paper. Signed with monogram and dated in block in lower left corner of image "MCE 2-'28." Inscribed in block in lower right corner of image "Gen.11:7." Signed beneath image at left, in pencil "M. C. Escher."
Identifier:
17_13_000083
Barcode:
36666003823545