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Escher's Father (1916) 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 "Father": A Timeless Exploration of Perception, Relativity, and the Enigma of Perspective

Step into the mind-boggling world of M.C. Escher with his iconic lithograph, "Father" (1916). This enigmatic masterpiece is now flawlessly reproduced on high-quality paper, inviting you to unravel its impossible illusions and contemplate the boundaries of visual perception.

Escher's Techniques: Manipulating Perspective for a Sensory Odyssey

In "Father," Escher masterfully plays with perspective, creating a seemingly impossible scene where a young boy sits on his father's shoulders, who stands on the shoulders of a giant. The meticulous detailing and precise geometry draw viewers into an alternate reality, challenging their sense of scale and orientation.

Beyond the Image: Symbolism and Meaning

The title "Father" adds a poignant layer to the artwork. It may symbolize the protective and nurturing role of a father, or the idea of a lineage passing down knowledge and traditions. Alternatively, Escher may be exploring the concept of relativity – how our perception of the world depends on our perspective.

Artistic Context: The Birth of a Visionary

"Father" marks an early but significant moment in Escher's artistic journey. It showcases his fascination with perspective and optical illusions, which would become recurring themes throughout his career. This print offers a glimpse into the origins of Escher's unique artistic vision, which would later inspire generations of artists and mathematicians.

Feelings Conveyed: Wonder, Disorientation, and the Limits of Perception

Escher's "Father" evokes a sense of wonder and disorientation as viewers navigate its impossible geometry. It challenges our assumptions about reality and invites us to question the limitations of our perception. The print prompts introspection, reminding us that the world we see is not always as straightforward as it seems.

Experience the Masterpiece in Your Own Space

This museum-quality print captures every intricate detail of Escher's original. "Father" becomes a captivating conversation piece, sparking discussions about art, perception, and the boundaries of human imagination. The print's archival-quality paper ensures its longevity, allowing you to cherish Escher's enigmatic masterpiece for generations to come.

Let M.C. Escher's "Father" ignite your curiosity, challenge your visual perception, and remind you of art's ability to transcend the confines of reality.

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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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