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Portrait of a Bearded Man (1919) by M.C. Escher

Original price $99.00
Original price $99.00 - Original price $1,427.00
Original price $99.00
Current price $69.30
$69.30 - $1,427.00
Current price $69.30
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Print Size: 12" x 16"
Frame Style: Canvas (no frame)
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M.C. Escher's "Portrait of a Bearded Man": A Journey into Depth, Perspective, and the Enigma of Identity

Unveil the captivating world within M.C. Escher's enigmatic "Portrait of a Bearded Man" (1919). Through our flawless reproduction on high-quality canvas, you can immerse yourself in the artist's masterful play with perspective and the exploration of self-identity.

Escher's Techniques: Unraveling the Labyrinth of Perspective

In "Portrait of a Bearded Man," Escher employs his signature technique of impossible perspectives. The bearded man becomes the focal point of a maze-like room, where the walls, floor, and ceiling merge seamlessly. This visual conundrum challenges our perception of space, inviting us to question the nature of reality itself.

Beyond the Image: Symbolism and Meaning

The bearded man's identity remains a subject of speculation. Some suggest it's a self-portrait, while others speculate it represents a universal archetype. Regardless, the man's pensive gaze and contemplative posture hint at an introspective journey – a search for meaning and understanding amidst a world of shifting perspectives.

Artistic Context: Escher's Early Explorations and Influences

"Portrait of a Bearded Man" marks a pivotal moment in Escher's artistic development. It showcases his early fascination with perspective and the influence of Italian Renaissance masters. This work laid the groundwork for his later, more complex explorations of space, illusion, and the relationship between art and mathematics.

Feelings Conveyed: Introspection, Enigma, and the Quest for Identity

Escher's work doesn't offer easy answers but rather invites viewers to engage in a dialogue with their own perceptions and beliefs. "Portrait of a Bearded Man" evokes a sense of introspection and a profound questioning of identity. It reminds us that our understanding of ourselves and the world around us is often subjective and shaped by our own unique perspectives.

Experience the Masterpiece in Your Own Space

This museum-quality canvas print captures the intricate details and enigmatic atmosphere of Escher's original. "Portrait of a Bearded Man" becomes a thought-provoking addition to your home, a constant reminder of the power of art to challenge our assumptions and inspire contemplation.

Let M.C. Escher's "Portrait of a Bearded Man" ignite conversations about the nature of perception, the complexities of identity, and the enduring fascination with the enigmatic.

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Feature Details
Type Giclee Art Print
Canvas material Archival-grade polycotton-mix canvas
Stretched? Hand-stretched over kiln-dried pine stretcher bars
Ready to hang? Yes
Product Warranty Lifetime warranty
Color Guarantee 100+ years color warranty
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