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 ...
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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 ...
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Annunciation (Pontormo)
The Annunciation is a wall painting by the Italian mannerist artist Jacopo Pontormo, executed in 1527–1528 as part of his commission to decorate the Capponi Chapel in the church of Santa Felicita, Fl...
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Separation of Light from Darkness
The Separation of Light from Darkness is, from the perspective of the Genesis chronology, the first of nine central panels that run along the center of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel ceiling and which ...
Separation of Light from Darkness - Wikipedia
The Battle of Ostia
The Battle of Ostia (Battaglia di Ostia) is a painting by the workshop of the Italian renaissance artist Raphael. The painting was part of Raphael's commission to decorate the rooms that are now known...
The Battle of Ostia - 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
The History of the True Cross
The History of the True Cross or The Legend of the True Cross is a sequence of frescoes painted by Piero della Francesca in the Basilica of San Francesco in Arezzo. It is his largest work, and general...
The History of the True Cross - 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
Palazzo del Collegio Puteano
The Palazzo del Collegio Puteano (Palace of the Putean College) is a building in Piazza dei Cavalieri in Pisa, Italy. The palace occupies the whole western part of the square and makes a corner with V...
Palazzo del Collegio Puteano - Wikipedia
Union Master
The Union Master (Danish: Unionsmesteren), also Master of Undløse (Danish: Undløsemesteren), is the name given to an anonymous artist active in Denmark in the first half of the 15th century wh...
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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
The Crucifixion of St. Peter (Michelangelo)
The Crucifixion of St. Peter is a fresco painting by the Italian Renaissance master Michelangelo Buonarroti (c. 1546–1550). It is housed in the Cappella Paolina, Vatican Palace, in the Vatican City, R...
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Jørlunde church
Jørlunde church (Danish: Jørlunde kirke) is a late Viking age / early medieval church situated in Jørlunde, Denmark. The church was built by Skjalm Hvide around the year 1085.
The church is richly...
Jørlunde church - 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