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Spot the difference...


{photo taken by moi in Apt, Provence}


The french call it Trompe-l'œil which translates to deceive the eye.
I think that this is a great example of this kind of art work.


The volets/shutters that you see to the right of the photo are real and the man on the balcony and the tree are not.

I adore it and think that it transforms a blank wall into something special. What do you think? Do you agree....dites-moi!


A tres bientot, Leeann x

Comments

  1. I agree with you Leeann. It's fabulous! xx

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  2. I love Trompe-l'œil as it can transform any blank space into something magical!

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  3. I love it too! I saw a few trompe in the Loire as well. Love France. So beautiful and such attention to detail.

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  4. actually i first looked at your picture and thought "Oh Leeann made a painting! " didn;t relise it was a picture of a street at first glance...
    i think this one is just beautiful. j'aime beaucoup :) :)
    xo sandra

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  5. LOVE it!
    How I long for blue shutters.

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  6. I too love trompe-l'oeil. i have serval pictures that were fabulous taken in Quebec City, Canada as well as some taken in France.

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  7. Dearest Leeann,

    Oh yes, you are right in this one! One might get bored of the same scene after a long while but it does lift up one's spirits for happy thoughts. A window with blue skies looking inward is quite funny!

    Love to you,

    Mariette

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  8. I adore the idea....a friend of mine is working on a similar concept but inside....I will share photos once I can :)

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