In this Renaissance masterpiece, the figures appear as if reflected in a convex mirror…
Convex Mirrors in Art Part 2
There is huge amount of art featuring convex mirrors. It is an excellent device for artists to showcase their skill – have you ever tried painting a convex reflection?!
Artists’ curiosity with convex mirrors
The uber-fashionable Georgians are attributed for popularising the decorative convex mirror in England. Nevertheless, the convex mirror has been a feature of interiors and art in Northern Europe since the 15th century. And, for the artist at the easel, the convex mirror was so much more than simply a decorative object… Van Eyck’s convex creation […]