Perspective was invented in the 15th century during the renaissance by Italian and German artists.  The image above is an picture from four centuries earlier and is remarkable for how effectively the artist has depicted the space, especially the arches and church in the background.  However, in some respects, he blew it big time!
 Can you find those less successful parts?

 Return to this page in a few weeks after you have learned perspective and see if you can "correct" this illustration.

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