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Graphical work by M.C. Escher
Netherlands, Bussum, August 2007

Some time ago I posted a photo of a tin box designed by Escher (http://www.fotothing.com/senna3/photo/854481d30d9ef61e3444d0eccafceb0a/start=198).
Last week I found in a second hand bookshop in Amsterdam the book "Symmetry Aspects of M.C. Escher's Periodic Drawings" of 1965 by Prof. C.H. MacGillavry. Since I once followed lectures by MacGillavry on crystallography, I bought the book.
Today I started reading this book and to my surprise I found the drawing that Escher used for his tin box!
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Oct 17 2007 10:29 GMT Petra17
Peter this is so exciting...I went back to your little tin box picture and then I looked at Anna's information on Escher...Another stop for us next time we are in Holland...
Thanks, this is great!
Oct 17 2007 10:40 GMT senna3
Petra, the drawings of Escher are certainly worth a visit. There is so much to discover in his creations!
Oct 17 2007 11:00 GMT PinkRocksAus PRO
Wow this is so nice. I love how this tricks the eye. Fantastic thanks for sharing!
Oct 17 2007 11:02 GMT Pinkpitch
very beautiful .
i see in it , sea shells and sea stars and little stones ;-)
Oct 17 2007 11:35 GMT PaP67
great graphic art, i like it !
Oct 17 2007 11:51 GMT toshkatakb
It's so beautiful!
Oct 17 2007 12:01 GMT pp11364
Magnificent shot.
Oct 17 2007 12:33 GMT iyerhari
Oct 17 2007 12:48 GMT gafaway
wonderful and beautiful artwork!
Oct 17 2007 13:02 GMT yvon
wonderful work
Oct 17 2007 13:12 GMT Poulet PRO
This is great!!
He's one of my fave artist! :)))
Oct 17 2007 13:50 GMT senna3
He is one of my favourites too Poulet!
Oct 17 2007 14:12 GMT Vasca
Very beautiful work!!
Oct 17 2007 16:26 GMT SIGMUND
Excellent work my dear friend Peter!!
Oct 17 2007 18:41 GMT SimonH
This is amazing Peter, Escher is an outstanding artist!
Oct 17 2007 18:52 GMT Tavascarow
It is beautiful.
Oct 17 2007 18:56 GMT senna3
Thank you very much for the many comments PRA.
Oct 18 2007 09:34 GMT senna3
Thank you Tavascarow.
Oct 18 2007 10:41 GMT senna3
Thanks for the comments Tatyana.
Oct 18 2007 11:28 GMT PaP67
Thanks Peter having me informed about this Dutch graphic artist that i didn't know excactly !
Oct 18 2007 11:40 GMT senna3
Yes, beautiful grafics isn't it Gafaway!
Oct 19 2007 09:07 GMT senna3
Thank you Patrick.
Oct 19 2007 09:10 GMT senna3
Patrick, Escher has marvelous creations. Perhaps you found already sites where his work is shown. If not, have a look at this site: http://images.google.nl/images?q=escher&hl=nl&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=X&oi=images&ct=title