Sight: 14 3/4 x 10 1/8 inches Frame: 22 x 16 1/4 inches.
Signed in pencil lower left: MC. Escher
Literature: F.H. Bool M.C. Escher: His Life and Complete Graphic Works with fully illustrated catalog,1992 fig. 405 pg. 311.
CONDITION: In overall good condition, When examined out of the frame the sheet is not laid down but is taped with archival tape at the top of the sheet. Creasing to the margins of the sheet with slight mat but around the image. Two major areas of discoloration they look like something dripped on the sheet and left moisture damage 1. in the leaf at the bottom of the sheet into the margin 2. in the leafs in the middle of the sheet above the fish. One speck of foxing in the upper left corner. Sheet would benefit from being restored. The signature looks clean and untouched.
ink to ink 14 1/8 x 9 5/8 inches.
Auction Date: May 15, 2020