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Word: fresco

Definition: painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)

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A wide fresco of Romania's heavy losses to the Central Powers, and of the human drama they unfold, the book was praised by Lovinescu as an accurate portrayal of the 1914 to 1920 interval, and seen by Cubleşan as compatible with other Romanian depictions of World War I moral conflicts—in works by Camil Petrescu, Cezar Petrescu, Liviu Rebreanu or George Cornea.
After the death of Cesare Fracassini, Mariani, along with Francesco Grandi, and Coghetti, were asked to complete the fresco decoration of the newly rebuilt Basilica of San Lorenzo fuori le Mura.
Asturias has written about her work as well She prefers fresco painting, but her canvas works are noted for their interpretative quality, such as El espejo de mi studio from 2001, which features herself in a mirror which is surrounded by children.
Bartolomeo Altomonte succeeded in painting a fresco of more than 450 m2 (approximately 540 square yards).
Burns Road also boasts of two well known sweets shops, Fresco and Bhashanis; that is a great boon for Desi sweets lovers.
Columba and a dragon (an allegory of the struggle between good and evil), as well as the representation of Paradise, located in the cave. Another fresco with "Madonna and Saints" is the fifteenth-century altar of the church and keeps recordings with prayers and candles dated between 1505 and 1782, witnessed the pilgrimage to the shrine.
Composed in fresco style, the five sets of massive murals are known collectively as "Detroit Industry, or Man and Machine".
Fresco and Scotiabank each appealed their adverse, and contradictory, rulings and the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled that both cases could proceed.
Fresco v. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce is a class action brought on behalf of current and former non-management, non-unionized employees of CIBC in Canada who are or were tellers or other front-line customer service employees working at CIBC retail branch office across Canada.
His better known works include a fresco cycle in the Oberalteich Abbey, and the ceiling fresco of the Church of St.
His masterpiece was a commission by Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, the last Medici resident of the Pitti Palace, who contracted him to fresco the cupola of the Basilica di San Lorenzo di Firenze with the "Glory of Florentine Saints"(1742).
In 1684 Piola began to fresco the choir of San Leonardo and two rooms in the Villa Gropallo at Zerbino; all work was interrupted in this year after a French bombardment destroyed much of Genoa, including Domenico’s house and studio.
In 1862 he moved to Arpino to decorate the ceiling of the Palazzo Sangermano, with a fresco depicting "Chariot of Venus with some nymphs", for which he was paid 200 scudi.
In another house are two antelopes, painted with a kind of confident, flowing, decorative, calligraphic line, the famous fresco of a fisherman with his double strings of fish strung by their gills, and the flotilla of pleasure boats, accompanied by leaping dolphins, where ladies take their ease in the shade of light canopies, among other frescoes.
In June 2007, Dara Fresco, a Toronto teller, named CIBC in a $600 million class-action lawsuit regarding the lack of overtime pay to its customer service staff.
In the 1670s and 1680s the two artists collaborated on many fresco projects.
In the centre of the fresco there is the Christ Child being offered the instruments of Christ's Passion.
In this sojourn he executed in 1451 the famous fresco of "St.
It is especially renowned for housing in the chancel the fresco cycle "Legends of the True Cross" by Piero della Francesca.
One of the interior walls of the canteen of the , at in Metz, is decorated with a bucolic fresco painted by Camille Hilaire, which is impressive in its size and beauty.
Painted mainly in Pescia, including a fresco in the bishop's church.
Players can build al fresco settings for their Sims with new furnishings, outdoor electronics, and fire pits and fireplaces.
The "Cappella Maggiore", (Major Chapel or chancel) houses one of the masterworks of Italian Early Renaissance, a fresco cycle by Piero della Francesca depicting the "Legend of the True Cross".
The band was accompanied by one of the main "fourth Soda's" Tweety Gonzalez (keyboards), as well as Leandro Fresco (keyboards, percussion, and backing vocals), and Leo Garcia on guitars and backing vocals.
The central ceiling fresco is Helios in his chariot, accompanied by other gods.
The collection of Teylers Museum is most famous for its extensive collection of old master's prints and drawings, including 25 works by Michelangelo - among them preliminary studies for the fresco’s on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel - and important works by Raphael, Guercino, and Claude Lorrain.
The crucifixion fresco on the second level is inspired by various European sources of the 15th and 16th centuries such as German prints, Italian and German ornamental panels.
The fresco in the flat cupola of the crossing is a combined work by the Italian painter of architectural perspective, Messenta, and Altomonte.
The fresco in the Grundemann Chapel is complementary to the altar-piece of the chapel, whose subject is the wiping out of the original sin by Christ’s redeeming blood.
The fresco painter was Martino Altomonte’s son, Bartolomeo.
The large family studio, called "Casa Piola" excelled in both quadratura fresco decoration and canvases.
The Palace is noted for its oval staircase in cool pastel colors of the era and braided and is topped with a domed ceiling designed allegorically, it is a fresco of trade, crafts and technology, completed in 1786 by Andrej Herrlein, two years after Gruber himself had been forced to leave. On the first floor of the palace is a chapel adorned with paintings depicting the life of the Virgin Mary which were painted by the Austrian painter Martin Johann Schmidt, also known as Kremser Schmidt.
The primary Gothic art media were sculpture, panel painting, stained glass, fresco, and illuminated manuscript.
The result, a 32 × 25 ft traditional fresco mural on permanent display at the San Francisco International Airport.
The semi-dome above the sanctuary is a fresco that took Żukotyński three months to complete.
The theme of the fresco cycle is the from the Golden Legend by Jacopo da Varagine.
The transition from fresco to plastic decoration is fluid.
The vault of the nave has a trompe-l'oeil fresco by Domenico Stagi.
The walls and particularly the niches on the right have some fresco decoration, which dates in part to the 14th century.
There he perfected his fresco technique under the guidance of José Gutierrez, a proponent of the first artistic use of acrylic paint.
These forms are more agreeable to the fancy and imagination than fresco paintings or other the most expensive furniture.
This abbot engaged various freelance artists to carry out the programme for the decoration, which is recorded in a banderol in the ceiling fresco of the chancel: "Assumpta est Maria in caelum, gaudent angeli".
This extensive ceiling fresco is characteristic of the specific atmosphere in the church.
This has led many archaeologists to believe that the fresco of the saffron/crocus gatherers is a coming of age fresco dealing with female pubescence.
Though Roman paintings have largely disappeared, save some fresco decorations, the haloed figure remains fresh in Roman mosaics.
To Veit is due the credit of having been the first to revive the almost forgotten technique of fresco painting.
Veit's principal work is the large fresco of "The Introduction of Christianity into Germany by St Boniface", at the Städel.
With Donatello’s figure the crucifixion had come as a horrifying surprise….” Ghirlandaio was currently working on the sketches for the" Baptism of Christ ",which was to be one of the scenes in the fresco of the Tornabouni Choir.

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