- the art of representing objects in accordance with the rules of perspective.
- scene painting (used especially with reference to ancient Greece).
Origin of scenography
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- the art of portraying objects or scenes in perspective
- scene painting, esp in ancient Greece
Word Origin for scenography
C17: via Latin from Greek skēnographia a drawing in perspective, from skēnē scene
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