Space

Using perspective to give the sense of a bigger space 

Summer evening on Skagen Sønderstrand, Peder Severin Krøyer, 1893, From the collection of: Skagens Museum
The use of perspective gives this painting a sense of a long beach
Wedding Supper, Martin van Meytens, 1763, From the collection of: Schönbrunn Palace
This painting gives the illusion of a big structure
The Road from Arras to Bapaume, Nevinson, C R W (ARA), 1917, From the collection of: Imperial War Museums
The use of strong perspective makes enhances on the long road, like it never ends.
Carnival of 1656, carousel at Palazzo Barberini in honour of Christina of Sweden, Filippo Gagliardi - Filippo Lauri, 1656/1659, From the collection of: Museo di Roma
The different sizes between the people and the structures gives a sense of how big they are.
The Grand Canal from Palazzo Balbi towards the Rialto, Antonio Canal detto Canaletto, c. 1722, From the collection of: Ca' Rezzonico - Museum of the 18th century Venice
With the use of perspectives, shadows and colors, you can feel the length of the channel.
Copacabana beach., Farkas, Thomaz, 1947, From the collection of: Instituto Moreira Salles
A great picture that shows a spacious beach, and movement.
Reception honouring Czar Nicolas II of Russia, Collection Malitte-Richard, 1896/1896, From the collection of: Palace of Versailles
Perfect perspective, the table and the paintings are alined with everything in the room.
East Room, James Hoban, From the collection of: The White House
A very simple picture that makes you feel the greatness and spacious of this room.
Reception honouring Queen Elizabeth II of England, Fonds de l’agence d’architecture de Versailles, 1957/1957, From the collection of: Palace of Versailles
A black and white picture that shows depth in the Reception.
A Jereed Game in Kağıthane, Luigi Acquarone (after Antoine Ignace Melling), 1890/1891, From the collection of: Pera Museum
With the use of colors and perspective, the painter shows space.
Reception honouring J. F. Kennedy, President of the United States, Fonds de l’agence d’architecture de Versailles, 1961/1961, From the collection of: Palace of Versailles
This picture has a beautiful perspective showing how spacious this place is and how endless the table seems.
The Temple of Hercules in Cori near Velletri, Jakob Philipp Hackert, 1783, From the collection of: The J. Paul Getty Museum
Beautiful architecture perspective and colors.
Central, Choy Yuk Wai, John, 2004, From the collection of: Hong Kong Heritage Museum
This is an amazing picture, that with perspective makes you feel like you are about to enter the tunel.
Theatre, Metropolitan Opera House, 39th Street & Broadway., Byron Company (New York, N.Y.), 1904, From the collection of: Museum of the City of New York
This picture shows how big the city was and how small the people seem in it.
Sports, Field Sports, Manhattan Field., Byron Company (New York, N.Y.), 1895, From the collection of: Museum of the City of New York
An old photograph that with perspective gives the sense of space.
Italian Landscape with River Running Between High Wall at Left and High Bank at Right Towards a Small Town with Figures on the Banks, Richard Wilson RA, 1714–1782, British, active in Italy (1750–56), ca. 1753, From the collection of: Yale Center for British Art
This drawing shows a big space and very small people, you can feel overwhelmed with the sense of space.
A Town House on the Thames, Samuel Scott, 1701/2–1772, British, undated, From the collection of: Yale Center for British Art
This drawing shows big architecture and small boats, you can feel overwhelmed with the sense of space.
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