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Zeeman's Paradox

There is only one point in front of a Perspective drawing where its three mutually Perpendicular Vanishing Points appear in mutually Perpendicular directions, but such a drawing nonetheless appears realistic from a variety of distances and angles.

See also Leonardo's Paradox, Perspective, Vanishing Point


Dixon, R. Mathographics. New York: Dover, p. 82, 1991.

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