A deceptive figure / ground work by MC Escher

A deceptive figure / ground work by MC Escher
Mosaic II, by MC Escher


Escher has been overexposed so we can’t actually see many of his famous works because they are too famous. This is one of his less famous pieces. Can you tell which print is as he created it, and which print has been reversed? Click each picture to enlarge it.

A deceptive figure / ground work by MC Escher
Mosaic II, by MC Escher

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5 thoughts on “A deceptive figure / ground work by MC Escher

  1. Thanks, Anonymous! I’ve changed it. (Originally I called Escher’s work "Path of Life.") "Mosaic II" is in the book "M.C. Escher – The Graphic Work." Oh yes… it’s the bottom image that has been reversed.

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