- An intricate grotesque panel by Luca Signorelli; Chapel of San Brizio, Duomo, Orvieto.
-Ceiling mural in the San Brizio Chapel - Duomo, Orvieto, by Luca
- A grotesque panel found in the Loggias de Raphael
Sanzio. Note the self portrait in the center of the design.
Buonarroti painted the ceiling of Sistine Chapel.
of arms fresco at the Villa d'Este, Tivoli.
1511-1526 - Andrea
del Sarto,"The Baptism of Christ", one of 's gray and brown grisaille frescoes in the Chiostro dello Scalzo, Florence. Decorative painting is a style called "grisaille", literally meaning "grayness" in French. As the name implies, murals executed in this style use a monochromatic color scheme. Grisaille panels are almost always executed in a trompe l'oeil style. Often they resemble carved stone or marble.
1515 - Baldassare
Peruzzi,"Sala delle Prospettive," fresco, Villa Farnesina, Rome
1550 - Trompe l'oeil mural found in the Palazzo Pitti - Florence, Italy.
- Fresco close-up from Villa Giulia - Rome, Italy.
- 1694 - Andrea
Pozzo'spainted ceiling in the Church of St. Ignazio.
Kershawis renowned as the greatest faux artist of all time. He was a master of trompe l'oeil marble and faux bois (wood). Faux finishing has been a foundation in decorative painting, contributing to all it's art forms.
William Godwardwas primarily a figure artist, he utilized trompe l'oeil techniques in his paintings resulting in a very high level of realism.
Battista Tiepolowas arguably the greatest trompe l'oeil painter of the 18th century Europe and the unquestionable first master of the "Grand Manner".