This engraving from 1754 by William Hogarth contains numerous “errors” in perspective. Can you find all 17 listed on Wikipedia? This would be a great assignment for a 2D or drawing class: asking students to make their own.


P.S.  I’m excited to have some photographs for sale at A.I.R. Gallery‘s booth at the Affordable Art Fair this week — mostly documentation of public projects from India.

One thought on “Hogarth’s “Satire On False Perspective”

  1. Hah, I like all the weird “errors” in perspective! But maybe that’s just the way I see the world anyway…

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