- to paint in fresco.
Origin of fresco
Examples from the Web for frescoed
The trial proceeds in a frescoed courtroom with the unlikely backdrop of a massive wooden crucifix hanging above the jury.Sex and Murder in Italy
Barbie Latza Nadeau
February 18, 2009
That night there was a tree in the drawing-room that reached to the frescoed ceiling.The Little Colonel
Annie Fellows Johnston
As far up as the clerestory every wall was frescoed, and every timber of the roof was gilded.The Christian
Roma was lying on a bed-chair in the frescoed room which had once been the Pope's salon.The Eternal City
This last was frescoed in dull red with the white horse-head at intervals.The Strolling Saint
The ceiling was frescoed, and works of art were everywhere to be seen.The Wizard of the Sea
- a very durable method of wall-painting using watercolours on wet plaster or, less properly, dry plaster (fresco secco), with a less durable result
- a painting done in this way
Word Origin and History for frescoed
1590s, in fresco, literally "in fresh," with a sense of "painted on fresh mortar or plaster," from Italian fresco "cool, fresh," from Proto-Germanic *friskaz (see fresh (adj.1)).