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Dolphins (M. C. Escher)

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Year  1923
Artist  M. C. Escher
Period  Op art
Type  Woodcut
Created  February 1923
Genre  Animal Painting
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Dimensions  29.1 cm × 49.2 cm (11.5 in × 19.4 in)
M. C. Escher artwork  The Bridge, Still Life with Spherical, Cube with Magic Ribbons, Curl‑up, Gravitation
Similar  Still Life with Mirror, Still Life with Spherical Mirror, Cube with Magic Ribbons

Dolphins also known as a Dolphins in Phosphorescent Sea is a woodcut print by the Dutch artist M. C. Escher. This work was first printed in February, 1923. Escher had been fascinated by the glowing outlines of ocean waves breaking at night and this image depicts the outlines made by a school of dolphins swimming and breaching ahead of the bow of a ship. The glow was created by bioluminescent dinoflagellates.

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