Spherical Mirror

Spherical mirrors were a popular subject for M. C. Escher's lithographs, including "Still Life with a Spherical Mirror" (Bool et al. 1982, p. 261; Forty 2003, Plate 23), "Hand with Reflecting Sphere" (Bool et al. 1982, p. 262; Forty 2003, Plate 24), "Three Spheres II" (Bool et al. 1982, p. 289; Forty 2003, Plate 36), and "Self Portrait in a Spherical Mirror" (Bool et al. 1982, p. 299).

See also

Alhazen's Billiard Problem

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Bool, F. H.; Kist, J. R.; Locher, J. L.; and Wierda, F. M. C. Escher: His Life and Complete Graphic Work. New York: Abrams, 1982.Escher, M. C. "Still Life with a Spherical Mirror." Lithograph. 1934., M. C. "Hand with Reflecting Sphere." Lithograph. 1935., M. C. "Three Spheres II." Lithograph. 1946., S. M.C. Escher. Cobham, England: TAJ Books, 2003.Neumann, P. M. "Reflections on Reflection in a Spherical Mirror." Amer. Math. Monthly 105, 523-528, 1998.

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