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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

The verso side of Hunting on the Lagoon, a panel painting by Italian artist Vittore Carpaccio, has a a trompe l'oeil letter-rack[1] painting. Possibly the first of its kind.

Samuel van Hoogstraten painted wall-rack pictures[2], trompe-l'œil still life paintings which feature objects tied, tacked or attached in some other fashion to a wall board, a type of still life very popular in the United States in the 19th century.

See also

  • Trompe l'oeil still life paintings[3]




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