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DOTM/Prop/ej-01 02 May 2007 De Feo Raffaele Sezione Polizia Stradale de Avellino 83100 Via G.Palatucci 16 Italy
Dear DE Feo Raffaele
Thank you for the letter and information that you sent Tate Modern, which have now been Discussed by the curatorial team at Tate Modern and have been passed to me for reply. While we Appreciate your thoughtful proposal, exhibitions and displays are planned far in advance. Our Calendar is now completely booked through 2009, and we are reluctant to commit to any new Projects until we are fuether along in planning for the shows that are currently being organised by Our own curatorial staff.
I am sorry to be the bearer of such disappointing news, but on behalf of the team here, I should Like to wish you every success in realising your idea elsewhere.
Thank you for thinking of Tate Modern.
Yours sincerely, Aleanor Jones Director’s Office Tate Modern
Unpublished Coal drawing NESSIE Loch Ness Monster and the Black Man without a face date 1949.- Famous Artist M.C. ESCHER 1898-1972 NL http://www.nessie.co.uk/htm/nessies_news/news.html http://eschernessie1.blog.tiscali.it/ http://www.amicidellapolizia.it/gallery2.html
ASSOCIAZIONE NAZIONALE NESSIE Sede Legale Volturara Irpina ( AV ) via A. DI MEO n. 122 Regione Campania ITALY The A.N.N. after the discovery of the unpublished Picture, Which is Volturara Irpina (AV ) article, after being transmitted by the BBC program and the Italian mass media about the new appearance of the Monster of Loch Ness ( Scotland) Necessary needs to inform the whole world that the Holland Painter and engraver M.C. Escher had already painted and announced the new reappearance, recalled by the Black Man without a Face.
And with what has been written above, with peaceful intentions:
1 ) either Escher had seen personally the monster of Loch Ness while he was wandering about;
2 ) or Escher believed that the monster of Loch Ness really existed and thats why he did the drawing.
This work of art is dated 01.18.1949. The Handwriting consultation is made of 51 pages and has been sworn and registered at The Court of R O M E in the date of august 4 .2006. This is a big discovery for the World of art. The Republic power of Attorney, of Avellino is even occupying about This case, interested has for the Policeman who is the owner of this Picture. Holland denies The existence of this unpublished Picture without seeing it or examining it .
Honour and glory to Escher, the Loch Ness Monster,to everybody Irpine and the national And international Mass media that will publish this HISTORICAL EVENT.
ASSOCIAZIONE NAZIONALE NESSIE “This picture coal drawing has been verified that is by M.C.ESCHER” President Michelangelo MARRA
Found Unknown Picture of M.C ESCHER 1898-1972 NL dated Work 18.1.1949 representing Nessie the Monster of Loch Ness
SCIENTIFIC EXAMINATION OF CALLIGRAPHY DONE BY EXPERT ANNA PETRECCHIA
MASTERS’ DEGREE IN FORENSIC CRIME
Viale Gorizia ,14- 00198 R O M E (ITALY)
EXAMINATION OF CALLIGRAPHY Relative tO writings present on back of the charcoal drawing taken into consideration for study. Prof. Dott. Anna Petrecchia, graphical expert Registered Member at the Court of Rome (Italy), is delegated to examine the writing present on back of the specific picture, in order to verify its authenticity as an M.C.Escher. I have examined the original the picture, whereas for the comparison I have used writings from catalogues reproducing the works of the artist, that will be further on indicated. The papers can be considered as sufficient in quantity and quality. INTRODUCTION ......The writings taken into consideration are composed of signatures, writings and numbers................ ..The signature is considered authentic because a unique characteristic of the author........ ..Nobody is capable of copying all the peculiarities of his writing, or signature, maintaining the same speed and graphic level of the model. All the writings examined by the expert have been accurately studied... TEST The writings which have been studied with an ultraviolet fluorescence stereoscopic microscope......
Conclusion The numerous correspondences located at the various levels of the graphic movements of the writings compared, and in absence of significant divergences, allow me to express the following opinion. The writings examined are AUTHENTIC. ROME (Italy), 04-08-06 Professional consultant Prof. Anna Petrecchia
The following plate presents consideration which are not included in the expert's report. The anthropometric peculiarities of the hand proves to be identical in both images,... VERIFICATIONS done through comparison and study of particular traits. LAW COURT OF ROME (Italy) Solicitor. Expert in Graphology and Translation RECORD Addi 04-08-06 n. chronologic 9171
ASSOCIAZIONE NAZIONALE NESSIE “This picture coal drawing has been verified that is by M.C.ESCHER” .- Documentation of originality 'filed with the court of Rome