Studiolo from the Ducal Palace in Gubbio


This fool-the-eye room at the Met in NYC looks full of 3-D furnishings, but is really a flat illusion.

More pics at the Met's site.

A 1945 feature from POPULAR SCIENCE.

     Posted By: Paul - Wed Aug 14, 2013
     Category: Art | Magic and Illusions and Sleight of Hand | 1940s

I could realy have used this in the zero bedroom basement "suite" I had while attending university.
Posted by BMN on 08/14/13 at 05:20 PM
I haven't the least talent for drawing or painting (other than the exterior of a house) so I really appreciate the effort that shows in these works. I've seen a number of "trompe l'oeil" in chateaux tours in France. Many were used to hide doors between rooms or panels into passages within the walls.
Posted by KDP on 08/14/13 at 05:43 PM
Very detailed, but I noticed it was not quite right as far being as 3D. But not by much.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 08/14/13 at 08:35 PM
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