Fresco
Fresco (plural frescos or frescoes) is a technique of mural painting executed upon freshly-laid, or wet lime plaster. Water is used as the vehicle for the pigment to merge with the plaster, and with t...
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10 paintings with hidden meanings
After revelations that an artist hid a Monica Lewinsky reference in an official portrait of Bill Clinton, Mark Hudson lists 10 more paintings with secrets
Romania, Bucovina painted monasteries - Sucevita Monastery
Photographer:Samuel Magal (samuel@sites-and-photos.com) Sucevița Monastery is an Eastern Orthodox convent situated in the Northeastern part of Romania. It is situated near the Suceviţa River, in the ...
Fresco - History of Frescoes from Pompeii & Herculaneum
Copies of Frescoes from Pompeii and Herculaneum. Since few paintings have survived from that era, Pompeii is one of the few precious sources for much of what we know about ancient painting and decorat...
Painted churches of northern Moldavia - Bucovina The Dream Land Intro
With their painted exterior walls, decorated with 15th- and 16th-century frescoes that are considered masterpieces of Byzantine art, these seven churches in ...
Sistine Chapel Choir
00:01:20 19/01/2009 Regensburger Domspatzen orchestra and choir perform Mozart's 'Great Mass in C minor' Saturday night. The 85 years of your life have not ...
Bonampak - Bonampak Zona Arqueologica
Bonampak Zona Arqueologica.
Sistine Chapel ceiling
The Sistine Chapel ceiling, painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512, is a cornerstone work of High Renaissance art.The ceiling is that of the Sistine Chapel, the large papal chapel built within ...
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Church frescos in Denmark
Church frescos or church wall paintings (Danish: kalkmalerier) are to be found in some 600 churches across Denmark, no doubt representing the highest concentration of surviving church murals anywhere ...
Church frescos in Denmark - Wikipedia
Church frescos in Sweden
Church frescos or church wall paintings (Swedish: kalkmålningar) are decorative paintings, mostly medieval, found in several Swedish churches where they adorn the vaults and sometimes walls of the...
Church frescos in Sweden - Wikipedia
Churches of Moldavia
The eight Romanian Orthodox Churches of Moldavia are located in Suceava County, northern Moldavia, and were built approximately between 1487 and 1583.Since 1993, they have been listed by UNESCO as a W...
Buon fresco
pigments, ground in water, are applied to wet plaster.It is distinguished from the fresco-secco (or a secco) and finto fresco techniques, in which paints are applied to dried plaster.
The buon fre...
Fresco-secco
Fresco-secco (or a secco or fresco finto) is a fresco painting technique in which pigments ground in water are tempered using egg yolk or whole egg mixed with water which are applied to plaster that h...
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Illusionistic ceiling painting
Illusionistic ceiling painting, which includes the techniques of perspective di sotto in sù and quadratura, is the tradition in Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo art in which trompe l'oeil, perspective ...
Illusionistic ceiling painting - Wikipedia
10 paintings with hidden meanings
After revelations that an artist hid a Monica Lewinsky reference in an official portrait of Bill Clinton, Mark Hudson lists 10 more paintings with secrets
Dura-Europos synagogue
The Dura-Europos synagogue (or "Dura Europas", "Dura Europos" etc.) is an ancient synagogue uncovered at Dura-Europos, Syria, in 1932. The last phase of construction was dated by an Aramaic inscriptio...
Dura-Europos synagogue - Wikipedia
Funerary Monument to Sir John Hawkwood
The Funerary Monument (or Equestrian Monument) to Sir John Hawkwood is a fresco by Paolo Uccello, commemorating English condottiero John Hawkwood, commissioned in 1436 for Florence's Basilica di Santa...
Funerary Monument to Sir John Hawkwood - Wikipedia
Disputation of the Holy Sacrament
The Disputation of the Sacrament (Italian: La disputa del sacramento), or Disputa, is a painting by the Italian Renaissance artist Raphael. It was painted between 1509 and 1510 as only the first p...
Disputation of the Holy Sacrament - Wikipedia
Grisaille
Grisaille (/ɡrɨˈzaɪ/ or /ɡrɨˈzeɪl/; French: gris [ɡʁizaj] 'grey') is a term for painting executed entirely in monochrome or near-monochrome, usually in shades of grey. It is particularly used in...
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White Angel
White Angel (Serbian: Бели анђео / Beli anđeo) is a detail of one of the most well-known frescoes in Serbian culture in the Mileševa monastery, Mironosnice na Hristovom grobu (Myrrhbearers on Chri...
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Assumption of the Virgin (Correggio)
The Assumption of the Virgin is a fresco by the Italian Late Renaissance artist Antonio da Correggio decorating the dome of the Cathedral of Parma, Italy. Correggio signed the contract for the paintin...
Assumption of the Virgin (Correggio) - Wikipedia
Madonna del Parto
The Madonna del Parto ("Madonna of Parturition") is the name of an iconic depiction of the Virgin Mary shown as pregnant, which was developed in Italy, mainly in Tuscany in the 14th century. Examples ...
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The Coronation of Charlemagne
The Coronation of Charlemagne is a painting by the workshop of the Italian Renaissance artist Raphael. Though it is believed that Raphael did make the designs for the composition, the fresco was proba...
The Coronation of Charlemagne - Wikipedia
Church frescos in Sweden
Church frescos or church wall paintings (Swedish: kalkmålningar) are decorative paintings, mostly medieval, found in several Swedish churches where they adorn the vaults and sometimes walls of the...
Church frescos in Sweden - Wikipedia
The Camerino Farnese
The decision to paint the ceiling of the Camerino instead of proceeding with the original plans for the Alessandro Farnese cycle Farnese Gallery was taken before the summer of 1595. The frescoes glor...
The Camerino Farnese - Wikipedia