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Escher in het Paleis
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Escher in The Palace (Escher in Het Paleis)

Lange Voorhout 74 | 2514 EH The Hague | View on map
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Museum Escher in het Paleis is a permanent exhibition dedicated to the world-famous artist M.C. Escher, whose art startled millions of people all over the world. The collection is housed in the former Winter Palace of Queen Mother Emma of The Netherlands.

Venue overview

Capacity
250 people
Meeting rooms
4
Largest meeting room
84M2
Venue style
Historic
Layout of the room
Other
Type of event
Meeting, Presentation, Social event
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Escher in het Paleis
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Escher in het Paleis
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Escher in het Paleis

Maurits Cornelis Escher
Maurits Cornelis Escher, who lived from 1898 to 1972, was a genius at drawing impossible situations. If you take a closer look at his work you realise that Escher's illustrations are mathematical masterpieces which depict optical illusions. In one of his most famous works, Waterfall, water flows uphill and the towers are put together incongruously. Other works show birds morphing into fish and figures that endlessly walk up and down a staircase in the same courtyard.

Exhibition
The exhibition at Escher in the Palace combines unique works of art with biographical material including photographs, letters, and preliminary sketches. Escher mainly worked with printing techniques such as woodcut, lithography, mezzotint and tessellation.

Former palace
The Escher collection is borrowed from the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag. The palace at the beautiful Lange Voorhout in The Hague has been owned by the Dutch Royal Family in the past, and it was Queen Emma, grandmother of the former Queen Beatrix, who bought it in 1896. In the MC Café, visitors can see what the 19th century interior looked like: a perfect place for the imaginary to meet the building's rich past.

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