The vanishing point seems to be at the center of the frame, where the parallel lines seem to meet.

I am wondering why the parallel lines of the semi arch are pointing down.

Any pointer would be helpful.

Please excuse my ignorance. Thank you! enter image description here


The arch is not a painted part of the painting, but a physical part of the room in the Santa Maria delle Grazie above which the mural can be found:

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    Thank you @joachim! – sarbbottam Oct 11 '20 at 19:52
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    The actual fact is that a door was cut right through the painting, so the part referred to was simply removed from the painting. See the Wikipedia page for details. – virolino Oct 14 '20 at 7:02
  • Why is this relevant? – TanZor Oct 17 '20 at 20:53
  • @TanZor - What are you referring to? – rebusB Oct 28 '20 at 0:23
  • Why is it relevant that the arch is not painted? What would be different if it was painted? – TanZor Oct 29 '20 at 7:36

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