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The Villa at Oplontis

Wall Painting Analysis

Figure 1. Perspectival analysis.

Key to Figure 1.

  • The purple line represents the central axis of perspective.
  • Green lines show the extreme top and bottom sections of the structure using the same point of perspective.
  • Blue lines show the middle and main core of the structure using a lower single point of perspective.
  • The lines of perspective are perfectly symmetrical on each side of the central axis.

For a brief explanation of perspectival analysis see: de-coding perspective in skenographia