04 January 2008

Trompe l'oeil bas-relief

more ornament for the bank...

Schoenbrunn, Vienna: trompe l'oeil bas-relief and mouldings, circa 1750. This is painted into the curved corner a coved ceiling.


Detail showing brushwork.
There is the barest hint of rose and green in the shadows and highlights.





photos by Lynne Rutter 2007
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2 comments:

  1. Nice stuff! I love your blog.

    Marlow

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  2. Creating trompe l'oeil is truly a uunique art formand these bas relief images are stunning.

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