Artistic Trickery: The Tradition of Trompe L'oeil Art

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Lerner Publications, 1995 - Art - 64 pages
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A collection of artistic works meant to "fool the eye" ranges from ancient Greece to current interior designers to show the delightful and beautiful visual jokes that artists have played as they create works startling in their verisimilitude.

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Michael Capek is a former teacher who lives with his family in Covington, Kentucky. He first saw a terracotta warrior face to face in a museum and has been fascinated by them ever since. Michael is the author of award-winning books for young readers, many of them about history.

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