Maurits Cornelius Escher

1898 - 1972

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Escher is an artist whose works have included a considerable mathematical content.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (10 books/articles)

Some Quotations (5)

A Poster of Maurits Escher

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Honours awarded to Maurits Escher
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Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. Astroseti (A Spanish translation of this biography)
  3. The official M C Escher Web site
  4. Escher's World
  5. Yezha (Some of Escher's periodic pictures)
  6. Escher Web Sketch (Interactive periodic pictures)
  7. National Gallery of Art Washington USA
  1. ThinkQuest
  2. SUNet (Some pictures)
  3. Access Indiana (Escher links)
  4. Platonic realms
  5. Berkeley (A list of Escher Web sites)
  6. George W Hart (Escher's polyhedra)

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