M.C. Escher, "Three Worlds"
Maurits Cornelis Escher, Three Worlds, lithograph, 1955.
Art lovers new to Escher's work might not realize that "Three Worlds" was originally conceived and produced as a monotone print, and that any colored versions they might see online are by definition modern reproductions. The contemporary version below appears to be a photo of a modern painting, but has been appearing under Escher's name, without any information about its modern-day source or the medium used. It would be helpful if recently created updates were labeled clearly as modern interpretations, so that viewers would be less likely to think they're looking at a famous artist's authentic output.
Modern artwork, based on a b/w lithograph by M.S. Escher.
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