Woodcut in black, green and brown, printed from twenty blocks on three combined sheets.


George Escher:
Father chose that particular position because it tickled his fancy, and because he was amused by the thought that only a small portion of viewers would understand its meaning. He had been a regular player of chess while we lived in Chateau-d’Oex.


Color variant in red.

Metamorphosis II

SKU: 320
  • 7 1/2 x 153 3/8”

  • November 1939 - March 1940