Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Description

Shown on the side of this building is the optical illusion trompe l’oeil. Translated, the term stands for “deceive the eye”. This technique is achieved by using realistic imagery in order to give the optical illusion that the image is in 3D.

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trompe-l'œil

Rights

This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Mural painting and decoration -- Washington, DC;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

District of Columbia

City Name

Washington, D.C.

Keywords

trompe l’oeil, street scene, murals, Washington, DC

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