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Holbein's skull - Part two| Paintings | The National Gallery, London

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Now you see it, now you don't. How did Holbein create the distorted anarmorphic skull in his painting 'The Ambassadors'? Read about the painting, learn the key facts and zoom in to discover more on the National Gallery website: http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/hans-holbein-the-younger-the-ambassadors
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YorkieLover (3 years ago)
Man! imagine if someone who didn't know it was a skull unknowingly stood in front of the painting with a drinking glass and then looked down at their drink and saw a skull!! That would be so creepy!!!
godzilloid (4 years ago)
I remember something about using a polished metal cylinder to view anamorphic art as well.
jameshem (4 years ago)
Love that painting .. Great vid!

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