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- Look at the images below (click to make them larger). For each artwork, discuss techniques used by the artist to give a sense of depth.
Tomb of Khnum-hotep. Egypt, c1900BC
- "There has also been a most unfortunate fashion for drawing lines over Piero's pictures with the purpose of exposing their alleged underlying geometrical structure...trying to find perspective schemes seems to me like trying to extract the sunbeams from cucumbers." From J.V. Field, Piero Della Francesca