Escher, M.C. (Maurits Cornelis), 1898-1972

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M. C. Escher (b. June 17, 1898, Leeuwarden, Netherlands–d. March 27, 1972, Hilversum, Netherlands) was a graphic artist who's work was mathematically inspired. He studied at the Technical College of Delft and the Haarlem School of Architecture and Decorative Arts. He spent most of his adult life in Italy and later the Netherlands.
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referencedIn Roosevelt, Cornelius Van Schaak, 1916-1991. Papers relating to M.C. Escher 1957-1983 National Gallery of Art Library
creatorOf Escher, M. C. (Maurits Cornelis), 1898-1972. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Escher, M.C. : Biographical file. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
creatorOf Escher, M. C. (Maurits Cornelis), 1898-1972. Maurits Cornelis Escher : artist file : study photographs and reproductions of works of art with accompanying documentation 1930?-1990 [graphic] [compiled by staff of The Museum of Modern Art, New York]. Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection
referencedIn Brown, Michael, 1962-. Metamorphose / Michael Brown. Peabody Conservatory, Arthur Friedheim Library
referencedIn R. Buckminster Fuller papers, ca. 1920-1983 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Escher, Maurits Cornelis, 1898-1972. La cage d'escalier, 1951 [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Escher, Maurits Cornelius. [Maurits Cornelius Escher] : artist file John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library, Ringling Museum Library
referencedIn Escher, M.C. (Maurits Cornelis), 1898-1972 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Escher, Maurits Cornelis, 1898-1972. La cage d'escalier, 1951. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Repubblica Italiana 00 IT
Hilversum 07 NL
Leeuwarden 02 NL
Art, Dutch


Birth 1898-06-17

Death 1972-03-27


Dutch; Flemish



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SNAC ID: 83921449