Asselberg Commissions

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M.C. Escher

The Asselbergs were friends of Escher, prominent art patrons and the owners of the ‘Eenhoorn Pres” (The Unicorn Press) publishing company.  The New Years cards were commissioned by the Asselbergs for their private collection as well as to give out as New Year's gifts to their friends as was the European tradition.

Asselberg Commissions : Unicorns (Asselbergs New Year

M.C. Escher Dutch (1898 - 1972)

Unicorns (Asselbergs New Year's Greeting Card, 1951)

Series: New Year's greeting-card 1951
Medium: Wood engraving on thick cream wove paper
Year: October 1950
Edition : unknown, 100-150 max
References: Bool 371
Size: 4-1/2 x 3-1/8 inches
Stock Number: 50071c
Price on Request