Empire of the Eye: The Magic of Illusion-St. Francis of Paola, Performer of Miracles, Part 6

St. Francis of Paola, Performer of Miracles, one of the largest anamorphic paintings in existence today, is located in Santa Maria dei Monti at the top of the Spanish Steps in Rome. Computer animation illustrates how this extraordinary use of foreshortening creates an image that fools the eye.

Released: August 05, 2008