Re: Harunobu & Escher

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Posted by Hans Olof Johansson on February 05, 2003 at 21:52:06:

In Reply to: Re: Harunobu & Escher posted by John Fiorillo on February 05, 2003 at 19:10:14:


I believe you are right: the closely spaced parallel lines of the balcony support and the door frame are the root of the problem. Looking over and over again at the original and my version, I really don't see much difference; the upper part of the tassels looks like they are hanging from the balcony, and the lower part seems to be within the door frame. The more I look, the more I see it with Gerald's eyes. :-)

Maybe the only solution - if Harunobu really had seen this as a problem - would have been to remove the balcony support altogether, like this:

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