frescoes frescoes  /f ˈrɛ skoʊz/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a mural done with watercolors on wet plaster
  2. (n) a durable method of painting on a wall by using watercolors on wet plaster
  3. (v) paint onto wet plaster on a wall

Usage(s):

  1. The modern world has never seen more than a faded hint of the magnificent frescoes executed by Raphael for the Vatican Palace's second-floor loggia.
  2. Monday, February 9, 2004 Art Meets Fashion Behind the racks at MaxMara's new Florence boutique, 16th century frescoes are uncovered By Melia Marden.
  3. Behind the racks at MaxMara's new Florence boutique, 16th century frescoes are uncovered.

News

  • Artist plans to bring 'Oracle' to Beverly

    BEVERLY -- You walk into a single-room structure on Beverly Common. As you sit in the chair surrounded by painted frescoes, a voice greets you. "Welcome to the Beverly Oracle." That's the vision that an artist from Brooklyn hopes to bring to Beverly
    on June 24, 2013     Source: The Salem News

Quotes

  1. "Countless monuments, medallions, plaques, sculptures, seals, frescoes, and friezes - including, of course, the Supreme Court's own courtroom frieze - commemorate the Decalogue. Nothing in the Constitution requires these historic artifacts to be...
    on Mar 2, 2005 By: Greg Abbott Source: FOXNews

  2. First Minister Rhodri Morgan, who also attended the ceremony, said: "I have watched the incredible skills of the restoration team that have reconstructed the building and saved the frescoes. This is a stunning addition to the treasure trove of Welsh...
    on Oct 14, 2007 By: Rhodri Morgan Source: Independent Catholic News

  3. "The level of preservation of the frescoes and the colors is extraordinary," said Rome's Mayor Walter Veltroni during a presentation of the rooms to journalists.
    on Dec 10, 2007 By: Walter Veltroni Source: Reuters India

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