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Young Thrush (1917) 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 "Young Thrush": A Surrealist Masterpiece of Birds, Symmetry, and Mathematical Precision

Step into the captivating world of M.C. Escher's iconic print, "Young Thrush" (1917). This mesmerizing artwork effortlessly fuses the natural beauty of birds with the intriguing geometry of tessellation, inviting viewers to explore the interplay between art, nature, and mathematics.

Escher's Techniques: Merging Realism and Abstraction

In "Young Thrush," Escher showcases his mastery of engraving techniques. The fine details of the thrush's plumage are rendered with remarkable precision, capturing the bird's delicate features and vibrant colors. Yet, Escher goes beyond mere representation, abstracting the thrush's form into a geometric pattern that mimics the surrounding foliage.

Beyond the Image: Symbolism and Meaning

The thrush in Escher's print is more than just a bird – it becomes a symbol of nature's beauty and fragility. Its vulnerability is emphasized by the contrasting geometric shapes that surround it, representing the complex and structured world in which it exists. The print invites viewers to contemplate the delicate balance between the natural and the artificial, the organic and the geometric.

Artistic Context: From Nature to Mathematical Exploration

"Young Thrush" marks a pivotal moment in Escher's artistic journey. It was during this period that he became fascinated with tessellation, the art of creating interlocking geometric patterns. "Young Thrush" demonstrates Escher's early experiments with this technique, which would later become a defining element of his work.

Feelings Conveyed: Awe, Curiosity, and the Wonders of Nature

Escher's "Young Thrush" evokes a sense of awe and wonder at the beauty and complexity of nature. The harmonious blending of realism and abstraction invites viewers to contemplate the hidden mathematical patterns that underlie the world around them. The print stimulates curiosity and invites viewers to explore the boundaries between art, science, and the natural world.

Experience the Masterpiece in Your Own Space

This museum-quality print captures the intricate details and vibrant colors of Escher's original. "Young Thrush" becomes a conversation piece, inspiring discussions about art, nature, and the wonders of the universe. Fade-resistant inks ensure that the print's beauty will endure for generations to come.

Let M.C. Escher's "Young Thrush" spark your imagination, ignite your curiosity, and remind you of the profound connections between art, nature, and mathematics.

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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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