Frequently Asked Questions
Can I reproduce the work of M.C. Escher in a book that I am writing or on a website or in an advertisement?
The M.C. Escher Company B.V. owns the copyright to all of M.C. Escher's work and his spoken and written texts. Copyright laws protect all of the work by M.C. Escher and permission is needed to use his work. For more information, please visit our Licensing & Copyright.
Where can I see original work by M.C. Escher?
There are various museums all over the world that own original prints by M.C. Escher, although they are not frequently displayed due to the fact that they are vulnerable to light. At times, there are travelling exhibitions . If we know of an exhibition, we will post them under the News section.
Are his sons still alive?
Yes, his three sons are still alive. George, the oldest son still frequently gives lectures on his father's work.
How valuable is his work?
Depending on which work you own, and the number of prints he made of that particular image, the value may vary. Queries as to the evaluation of the price may be made either to The M.C. Escher Company, or the M.C. Escher Foundation
Does The M.C. Escher Company B.V. sell original pieces of art by M.C. Escher?
No, we don't sell original prints and/or lithographs although at times we buy original works.