HOW TO LIGHT A HUGHES – A Guide on How a Reverspective Should be Lit and Displayed
In the first photo we can see how a bright spot close to the left side of the picture creates unwanted shadows. In the second image we can see how placing the major light source on the left reinforces the painted shadows and helps the optical effect of a reverspective.
Please refer to the diagram below to properly direct the lighting source onto a reverspective by Patrick Hughes
Spots on the ceiling should be far enough away from the Hughes not to produce shadows under the picture.