Strens Commissions

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M.C. Escher

Eugene and Willy Strens were prominent art patrons and print collectors who engaged Escher to create a series of New Year's cards for them reflecting the four elements. 

Strens Commissions : Earth (Strens New Year

M.C. Escher Dutch (1898 - 1972)

Earth (Strens New Year's Greeting Card 1953)

Medium: Woodcut on thick cream wove paper
Year: October 1952
References: Reference: Bool 382
Size: 6-1/8 x 5-3/8 inches
Description: Woodcut in blue-grey and brown, printed from two blocks with letterpress in grey
Stock Number: [46031c]
Price On Request

Strens Commissions : Air (Strens New Year

M.C. Escher Dutch (1898 - 1972)

Air (Strens New Year's Greeting Card 1954)

Medium: Woodcut on thick cream wove paper
Year: October 1952
References: Reference: Bool 383
Size: 6-1/8 x 5-3/4 inches
Description: Woodcut in green and brown, printed from two blocks with letterpress in grey
Stock Number: [46033c]
Price On Request

Strens Commissions : Fire (Strens New Year

M.C. Escher Dutch (1898 - 1972)

Fire (Strens New Year's Greeting Card 1955)

Medium: Woodcut on thick cream wove paper
Year: October 1952
References: Reference: Bool 384
Size: 6-1/8 x 5-3/8 inches
Description: Woodcut in yellow and orange printed two blocks with letterpress in grey
Stock Number: [46032c]
Price On Request

Strens Commissions : Water (Strens New Year

M.C. Escher Dutch (1898 - 1972)

Water (Strens New Year's Greeting Card 1956)

Medium: Woodcut on thick cream wove paper
Year: October 1952
References: Reference: Bool 385
Size: 6-1/8 x 5-3/8 inches
Description: Woodcut in green and blue printed from two blocks with letterpress in grey
Stock Number: [46030c]
Price On Request