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Seated Old Woman (1920) 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 "Seated Old Woman": A Labyrinth of Perception, Paradox, and Artistic Genius

Step into the enigmatic world of M.C. Escher's "Seated Old Woman" (1920), a mind-bending exploration of perception, infinity, and the boundaries of reality. This iconic lithograph, now meticulously reproduced on high-quality paper, invites you to unravel its visual complexities and contemplate the artist's boundless imagination.

Escher's Mastery: Illusions and Mathematical Precision

In "Seated Old Woman," Escher seamlessly blends art and science. The woman's hands, face, and shawl intertwine with interlocking patterns, creating an illusion of infinite recursion. Escher's precise geometric constructions and masterful shading produce a sense of depth and movement, drawing the viewer into a labyrinth of perception.

Paradox and Perspective: Playing with Reality

The seated woman appears to face both forward and backward simultaneously, a paradox that challenges our conventional understanding of perspective. Escher's clever use of negative space and interlocking shapes creates a sense of ambiguity, blurring the lines between foreground and background.

Artistic Context: From Early Experiments to Iconic Status

"Seated Old Woman" belongs to Escher's early explorations of optical illusions and mathematical patterns. This seminal work laid the foundation for his later, more complex and renowned pieces. Through this lithograph, we witness the genesis of Escher's unique artistic vision, which would captivate and inspire generations of artists and mathematicians.

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

Escher's work evokes a sense of awe and wonder, challenging our assumptions about the world around us. "Seated Old Woman" prompts us to question the nature of reality and the limits of our perception. It invites us to embrace the paradoxical and to appreciate the beauty that lies in the unknown.

Experience the Masterpiece in Your Own Space

This museum-quality print captures the intricate details and subtle nuances of Escher's original lithograph. "Seated Old Woman" becomes a captivating focal point for your home, sparking conversations, stimulating creativity, and reminding you of the boundless possibilities of the human mind.

Let M.C. Escher's "Seated Old Woman" ignite your imagination, challenge your perceptions, and inspire you to explore the hidden worlds that exist beyond the ordinary.

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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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