Tag Archives: trompe l’oeil

Trompe L’oeil

Oh and as a quick aside, the painting that is the subject of The Goldfinch┬áin the article below is an example of a “Trompe L’oeil“.

I’m waiting patiently…

So, you haven’t got an idea what it means either?

Well, it means “deceive the eye” in French or as we’d say a “trick of the eye” and describes the art technique of using realistic imagery to create an optical illusion of depth. The simplest and most obvious example of this is the image below…

Trompe L'oeil