fresco secco


noun

the technique of painting in watercolors on dry plaster.Also called dry fresco, secco.Compare fresco(def 1).

Nearby words

  1. frequent flier,
  2. frequentation,
  3. frequentative,
  4. frequently,
  5. fresco,
  6. frescobaldi,
  7. frescobaldi, girolamo,
  8. fresh,
  9. fresh as a daisy,
  10. fresh breeze

Origin of fresco secco

1835–45; < Italian: literally, dry fresco

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