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With this exhibition, “At Home With Escher”, the Princessehof honours one of its most famous residents; Maurits Cornelis Escher, who was born in 1898 in the Princessehof in Leeuwarden. The current exhibition will be updated and expanded.

Escher comes home
At Home With Escher highlights the Princessehof as the birthplace of the world-famous graphic artist M.C. Escher. Maurits Escher was born in this city palace in Leeuwarden and spent the first years of his life here. In the small exhibition At Home With Escher, visitors get to know the young Maurits Escher. Through photos from his youth, objects and a documentary, the connection between Escher and the Princessehof becomes clearer than ever. The influence of ceramics on Escher’s artistry also becomes apparent.

Leon Keer
For this exhibiti…

With this exhibition, “At Home With Escher”, the Princessehof honours one of its most famous residents; Maurits Cornelis Escher, who was born in 1898 in the Princessehof in Leeuwarden. The current exhibition will be updated and expanded.

Escher comes home
At Home With Escher highlights the Princessehof as the birthplace of the world-famous graphic artist M.C. Escher. Maurits Escher was born in this city palace in Leeuwarden and spent the first years of his life here. In the small exhibition At Home With Escher, visitors get to know the young Maurits Escher. Through photos from his youth, objects and a documentary, the connection between Escher and the Princessehof becomes clearer than ever. The influence of ceramics on Escher’s artistry also becomes apparent.

Leon Keer
For this exhibition, street artist Leon Keer has made a large mural in the basement of the Princessehof in Leeuwarden. He was inspired by Escher’s work Convex and Concave. With his three-dimensional interpretation of that work, Keer creates optical illusions in the vaulted basement of the house where Escher was born.

When

  • dailyfrom 11:00 to 17:00

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Prices

  • €2.50 The exhibition is part of the preview. For all prices, visit www.princessehof.nl/bezoekinfo/entreeprijzen

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