This Optical Illusion Has Been Confusing People For 500 Years

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“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 when walking from face-on of the painting to the ideal spot for viewing the effect. With the unaided eye it is only properly visible from one angle.

"The Ambassadors" is an oil painting that was finished in 1533 by Hans Holbein the Younger.

Posted by INSIDER on Friday, June 22, 2018


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