Grasshopper #271 (1935)
M.C. Escher (Netherlands, 1898-1972)
- Wood engraving
- Size: 9.5 W x 7.125 H inch
Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972) is one of the world’s most famous graphic artists and is known for his iconic optical illusions. His lithographs, woodcuts, engravings, and drawings expressed a high level of technical expertise and meticulous attention to detail. Their puzzling depictions of tessellating staircases and interlocking spaces offered up visual conundrums to the viewer.