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

Coxeter, H.S.M.
September 1996
Mathematical Intelligencer;Fall96, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p42
Academic Journal
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.


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