Stichwort 'John Martin'

An inspired M. C. Escher

Samstag, 12. Juli 2014 - 14:19

M. C. Escher’s art never really exited me. But it inspired many artists. As a kind of bycatch of my Snark hunt, I found that also Escher himself was open to inspiration from other artists.

M. C. Escher's allusion to John Martin's

[left] Maurits Cornelis Escher: Cimino Barbarano, 1929 (in Escher’s “Italian” period). This reproduction of the original print has been horizontally compressed and segments on the right side and of the left side of the image have been removed.
[right] John Martin: The Bard, ca. 1817, converted to grey shading, segments on the top and the bottom of the image have been removed.