Artist Hans Holbein painted this work of art in 1533. WorldScott shows viewers the “hidden” picture of a skull in the painting that is only visible from a certain angle.

“The Ambassadors” is a painting from 1533 made by Hans Holbein the Younger that features an anamorphic skull illusion. In this brief video we see how the illusion works and how with the unaided eye it is only properly visible from one angle. Skulls depicted in paintings of the time were added as a ‘memento mori’ meaning a reminder to not forget that we all will perish one day.

SamProofvideoHans Holbein,illusion,youtubeArtist Hans Holbein painted this work of art in 1533. WorldScott shows viewers the 'hidden' picture of a skull in the painting that is only visible from a certain angle. “The Ambassadors” is a painting from 1533 made by Hans Holbein the Younger that features an anamorphic skull illusion. In this brief video...Influencer, Writer & Internet Viking


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