Escher(Maurits Cornelis Escher)
Born 1898 - died 1972Illustrator
Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972) is one of the world"s most famous graphic artists. His art is enjoyed by millions of people all over the world, as can be seen on the many web sites on the internet.
He is most famous for his so-called impossible structures, such as Ascending and Descending, Relativity, his Transformation Prints, such as Metamorphosis I, Metamorphosis II and Metamorphosis III, Sky & Water I or Reptiles.
Circle Limit IV (Heaven and Hell)
Woodcut printed from two blocks
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA
St Peters, Rome