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trompe l'œil

trompe l'œil.
1. Literally a deception or trick of the eye, it is usually two-dimensional painting showing an arrangement of objects that look disconcertingly real, often used to suggest architectural elements.

2. Painted representations of marble, grained wood, etc.

3. Applied decoration imitating a surface or texture, such as grisaille figures in Neo-Classical work imitating reliefs, sgraffito decoration imitating diamond-pointed rustication (e.g. Schwarzenburg Palace, Prague (1543–63) ), or quadratura representing architecture in perspective.

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trompe l'œil

trompe l'œil visual illusion in art, especially as used to trick the eye into perceiving a painted detail as a three-dimensional object. The term is French, and means literally ‘deceive the eye’.

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trompe l'oeil

trompe l'oeil (trôNp lö´yə): see illusionism.

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trompe l'œil

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