Origin of fresco
OTHER WORDS FROM frescofres·co·er, fres·co·ist, noun
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How to use fresco in a sentence
At the time, a team of restorers were tending to medieval frescoes at the Camposanto Monumentale in town.
Between archaeological evidence, written records, and fresco paintings, not to mention scientific experimentation, the story of Panis Quadratus slowly revealed itself.Eat like an ancient Roman by recreating bread from Pompeii|Alisha McDarris|September 9, 2021|Popular-Science
Faherty, makers of my favorite shirts, crushed it with these shorts that are perfect for walks on the beach or dining al fresco.
While I had seen frescoes throughout Italy and France, I had never heard of any in the United States.
Crossnore’s longtime mission supports at-risk children, and the fresco is filled with kids sitting with Jesus — some modeled on Long’s sons.
And Pope Alexander VI had the painter Pinturicchio disguise his mistress as the Virgin Mary in one fresco.
Dining facilities include al fresco picnic tables and bucolic fields adjacent to the pastures.
Authorities had not noticed that missing fresco, which had been taken from the House of the Orchard, until it was returned.Pompeii Made It Through a Volcano, but Can It Survive Vandals?|Barbie Latza Nadeau|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As I read this, I imagined a fresco depicting the economic section of the document.Pope Francis Declares Consumers and Capitalists Need to Help the Poor|Daniel Gross|November 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This 13th-century fresco of a lion was painted near Burgos in Spain, probably by an itinerant English artist from Winchester.
Beneath the portico, numbers of servants and retainers were lounging about, enjoying the fresco.
In thisPg 89 church is a remarkable altar fresco which was executed by the late Lord Leighton.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
On the outer walls of the principal temple are wretched daubs in fresco, representing the state of eternal punishment.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
The walls and ceiling were often covered with fresco paintings, frequently of elegant design, to be hereafter described.
The following fresco from the Catacomb of St. Priscilla is a characteristic example.
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Cultural definitions for fresco
A painting on wet plaster. When the plaster dries, the painting is bonded to the wall. Fresco was a popular method for painting large murals during the Renaissance. The Last Supper, by Leonardo da Vinci, is a fresco, as are the paintings by Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel.