Lot 6: Escher's bookplate for Dr. P.H.M. Travaglino (1940)

Adams Amsterdam Auctions

June 19, 2017
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Description: ART - ESCHER, M.C. Ex Libris Dr. P.H.M. Travaglino, 1940. Bookplate Dr. P.H.M. Travaglino, 1940. Wood engraving on wove paper by M.C. Escher, signed with his initials (lower right in the plate), mounted on pastedown of The Book of the Dead, British Museum, 1929. Printed by order of the Trustees. Original wrappers (without the staples), signed on front cover by Dr. Travaglino. 43 p. Bookplate partly browned, but good. Strong impression.
Dimensions: Bookplate size 5.9 x 7.7 cm., paper size 7 x 9 cm.
Artist or Maker: ESCHER, M.C.
Original woodcut by M.C. Escher. Rare.
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