#rogier van der weyden
From time to time, one cannot help but feel perplexed at the sight of four laconic letters ‘Anon’ that should denote the authorship of a certain painting of old. A little more satisfying is the inscription ‘Master of’ — followed by some German or Flemish town or an altar of some saint. Opening a list of artists from the 13th–15th centuries, one would find the letter ‘M’ in abundance — not…
Seven deceivers: who of the Old Masters imitated reality?
Trompe-l'oeil, or an illusion is technique by which artists show "a trick" creating a three-dimensional reality on a plane. These paintings are coming out of canvas or, on the contrary, you are drawn to get into them yourselves. The familiar and trendy deception: street art, sketching ... Meanwhile, this art is not that new.