Artist Biography — Maurits Cornelis Escher
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**Maurits Cornelis Escher** Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972), born in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands, was a multidisciplinary artist and his heritage in fine graphic and mathematical arts, is known worldwide. This left-handed person (like Vinci, Dürer or Holbein) will realize throughout his life, nearly 450 lithographs, wood engravings, woodcuts, more than 2000 drawings and countless graphic researches. As in Salvador Dali's paintings, where dreams and the materialization of time are recovering, Escher's art opens the door to other dimensions and impossibilities, but with his personal style which is engraving.He briefly studies architecture, but changes for the decorative arts. He studied there under...
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