Oct 21, 2011

Heard the Word Fresco



Fresco

A mural painting using pigment mixed with water on a wall previously coated with lime-plaster. The name derives from the Italian word FRESCO (which means "fresh")



The Pazzi Crucifixion (1494-96) at Santa Maria Maddalena de' Pazzi, in Florence, by Pietro Perugino, an example of fresco

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