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The gallery's collection includes more than 400 works by escher: drawings, illustrated books, technical materials, and impressions of 330 of the artist's 450 prints.
By the end of the 1920s, during which he had travelled extensively in italy and spain, and met and married his wife, jetta, escher was exhibiting his work regularly in holland, and, in 1934, he won his first american exhibition prize.
The primary institutional collections of original works by mc escher are the escher museum in the hague the national gallery of art (washington, dc) the national gallery of canada (ottawa) the israel museum (jerusalem) and the huis ten bosch (nagasaki, japan.
The life and works of mc escher math in art: starting in 1937, he created woodcuts using the concept of the 17 plane symmetry groups in 1941, escher summarized his findings in a sketchbook, which he labeled regelmatige vlakverdeling in asymmetrische congruente veelhoeken (regular division of the plane with asymmetric congruent polygons.
Footage of escher's works, film clips taken at escher's favorite haunts, and interviews with the artist himself, blend to create an insightful look at one of the most fascinating artists of the past century.