TITLE

The trigonometry of Escher's woodcut `Circle Limit III'

AUTHOR(S)
Coxeter, H.S.M.
PUB. DATE
September 1996
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Fall96, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the structure of one of M.C. Escher's circular woodcuts, in which replicas of a fish are used to fill and cover a disc. Poincare's circular model of the hyperbolic plane as the basis of the woodcuts; Radii and centers of the first three sets of four congruent circles that trace the backs of the fishes; Illustration of Escher's framework.
ACCESSION #
9703114180

 

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