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100 ideas that changed art - IDEA # 32: TROMPE-L'OEIL Renaissance artists put the newly perfected technique of linear perspective to light-hearted as well as serious uses. The trompe-l’oeil ceiling opening Andrea Mantegna painted for his patron Ludovico Gonzaga is a virtuoso demonstration of perspective.

100 Ideas That Changed Art

100 ideas that changed art - IDEA # 32: TROMPE-L'OEIL Renaissance artists put the newly perfected technique of linear perspective to light-hearted as well as serious uses. The trompe-l’oeil ceiling opening Andrea Mantegna painted for his patron Ludovico Gonzaga is a virtuoso demonstration of perspective.

Andrea Mantegna - ceiling of the Palazzo Ducale, Mantua, 1473

Andrea Mantegna - ceiling of the Palazzo Ducale, Mantua, 1473

Camera degli Sposi, Mantegna Palazzo Ducale Mantova ANDREA MANTEGNA (Isola di Carturo, 1431 – Mantova, 13 settembre 1506) #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola

Camera degli Sposi, Mantegna Palazzo Ducale Mantova ANDREA MANTEGNA (Isola di Carturo, 1431 – Mantova, 13 settembre 1506) #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola

I giardini di Palazzo Ducale,Mantova, Lombardia

I giardini di Palazzo Ducale,Mantova, Lombardia

Mantua - Lombardy, Italy

Mantua - Lombardy, Italy

Giulio Romano - Palazzo del Te (1524 - 1534)

Giulio Romano - Palazzo del Te (1524 - 1534)

Andrea Mantegna - The Meeting (Lodovico Gonzaga awaits the return from Rome of his son, Cardinal Francesco Gonzaga) 1465-74

Andrea Mantegna - The Meeting (Lodovico Gonzaga awaits the return from Rome of his son, Cardinal Francesco Gonzaga) 1465-74

Mantova, Italy

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Mantova, Italy

Palazzo Te - Mantova Sala dei Cavalli (Giulio Romano)

Palazzo Te - Mantova Sala dei Cavalli (Giulio Romano)

10 things to do in Mantua, Italy - Discover an underappreciated gem of a city in Lombardy – on foot, by boat or on two wheels

10 things to do in… Mantua, Italy

10 things to do in Mantua, Italy - Discover an underappreciated gem of a city in Lombardy – on foot, by boat or on two wheels

Palazzo Ducale Mantua, Loggia dei Marmi. Fabulous mannerist interiors.

Palazzo Ducale Mantua, Loggia dei Marmi. Fabulous mannerist interiors.

Mantegna, Camera picta, Corte di Ludovico III di Gonzaga, particolare

Mantegna, Camera picta, Corte di Ludovico III di Gonzaga, particolare

Fall of the Giants, the famous fresco in the Hall of Giants, Mantua, Italy | Mantua – a hidden town of palaces | Laugh Travel Eat

Mantua – a hidden town of palaces

Fall of the Giants, the famous fresco in the Hall of Giants, Mantua, Italy | Mantua – a hidden town of palaces | Laugh Travel Eat

) Mantua: Casa di Giovanni Boniforti

) Mantua: Casa di Giovanni Boniforti

Andrea Mantegna, Camera degli sposi, 1473, Castello di San Giorgio, Mantova.

Andrea Mantegna, Camera degli sposi, 1473, Castello di San Giorgio, Mantova.