National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Drawing Hands M.C. Escher (artist)
Dutch, 1898 - 1972
Drawing Hands, 1948
image: 28.2 x 33.3 cm (11 1/8 x 13 1/8 in.) sheet: 41 x 42 cm (16 1/8 x 16 9/16 in.)
Bool 1981, no. 355
Cornelius Van S. Roosevelt Collection
All M.C. Escher works © Cordon Art-Baarn-the Netherlands. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
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From the Tour: M.C. Escher — Life and Work
Object 20 of 24

Escher frequently employed a visual game in which he transformed a flat pattern into a three-dimensional object. The artist used his own right hand as the model for both hands depicted in the print.

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