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-'''Trompe-l'œil''' is an [[art]] technique involving extremely realistic imagery in order to create the [[optical illusion]] that the depicted objects really exist, instead of actually being a two-dimensional painting. The name is derived from [[French language|French]] for "trick the eye", from ''tromper'' - to deceive and ''l'œil'' - the eye+'''Trompe-l'œil''' is an [[art]] technique involving extremely realistic imagery in order to create the [[optical illusion]] that the depicted objects really exist, instead of actually being a two-dimensional painting. The name is derived from [[French language|French]] for "trick the eye", from ''tromper'' - to deceive and ''l'œil'' - the eye.
 +== Trompe-l'œil artists ==
 +'''[[Old Masters]]'''
 +* [[Masaccio]]
 +* [[Cornelis Norbertus Gysbrechts]]
 +* [[Luca Giordano]]
 +* [[Andrea Pozzo]]
 +* [[Charles Willson Peale]]
 +* [[Giovanni Battista Tiepolo]]
 + 
 +'''19th century and modern masters'''
 + 
 +* [[Henry Alexander (painter)|Henry Alexander]]
 +* [[Aaron Bohrod]]
 +* [[Salvador Dalí]]
 +* [[Walter Goodman]]
 +* [[John Haberle]]
 +* [[William Harnett]]
 +* [[René Magritte]]
 +* [[John F. Peto]]
 +* [[Marilyn Levine]]
 + 
 +'''Contemporary'''
 + 
 +* [[Julian Beever]]
 +* [[Daniela Benedini]]
 +* [[Henri Cadiou]]
 +* [[Ronald Francis]]
 +* [[Richard Haas]]
 +* [[Rainer Maria Latzke]]
 +* [[István Orosz]] ([[Utisz]])
 +* [[Jacques Poirier]]
 +* [[Susan Powers]]
 +* [[John Pugh (artist)|John Pugh]]
 +* [[Pierre-Marie Rudelle]]
 +* [[Graham Rust]]
 +* [[Anthony Waichulis]]
 +* [[Sara Watson]]
 +* [[Asha Zero]]
 +* [[Kurt Wenner]]
 +* [[Ellen Altfest]]
 + 
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Trompe-l'œil is an art technique involving extremely realistic imagery in order to create the optical illusion that the depicted objects really exist, instead of actually being a two-dimensional painting. The name is derived from French for "trick the eye", from tromper - to deceive and l'œil - the eye.

Trompe-l'œil artists

Old Masters

19th century and modern masters

Contemporary




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