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fres·co

 (frĕs′kō)
n. pl. fres·coes or fres·cos
1. The art of painting on fresh, moist plaster with pigments dissolved in water.
2. A painting executed in this way.
tr.v. fres·coed, fres·co·ing, fres·coes
To paint in fresco.

[Italian, fresh (plaster), of Germanic origin.]

fres′co·er, fres′co·ist n.
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fresco

(ˈfrɛskəʊ)
n, pl -coes or -cos
1. (Art Terms) a very durable method of wall-painting using watercolours on wet plaster or, less properly, dry plaster (fresco secco), with a less durable result
2. (Art Terms) a painting done in this way
[C16: from Italian: fresh plaster, coolness, from fresco (adj) fresh, cool, of Germanic origin]
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fres•co

(ˈfrɛs koʊ)

n., pl. -coes, -cos,
n.
1. the art or technique of painting on a moist plaster surface with colors ground up in water or a limewater mixture.
2. a picture or design so painted.
v.t.
3. to paint in fresco.
[1590–1600; < Italian: cool, fresh (< Germanic)]
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fresco

The technique of painting on moist lime plaster with colors ground in water or a limewater mixture. The paint and plaster bond chemically to become permanent.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fresco - a mural done with watercolors on wet plasterfresco - a mural done with watercolors on wet plaster
mural, wall painting - a painting that is applied to a wall surface
2.fresco - a durable method of painting on a wall by using watercolors on wet plaster
painting - creating a picture with paints; "he studied painting and sculpture for many years"
Verb1.fresco - paint onto wet plaster on a wall
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
paint - make a painting; "he painted all day in the garden"; "He painted a painting of the garden"
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Translations
رَسْم جِدار مائي
freska
freskokalkmaleri
freskó
freska, mynd
freska
freska
freska
fresk

fresco

[ˈfreskəʊ] N (frescoes or frescos (pl)) → fresco m
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fresco

[ˈfrɛskəʊ] nfresque f
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fresco

n (= technique)Freskomalerei f; (= painting)Fresko(gemälde) nt
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fresco

[ˈfrɛskəʊ] naffresco
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fresco

(ˈfreskəu) plural ˈfresco(e)s noun
a picture painted on a wall while the plaster is still wet.
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References in classic literature ?
These forms are more agreeable to the fancy and imagination than fresco paintings or other the most expensive furniture.
The chamber from which our specimen was taken, was said to be very rich in such illustrations; the walls being completely covered with fresco paintings and bas-reliefs, while statues, vases, and Mosaic work of rich patterns, indicated the vast wealth of the deceased.
Bronze chandeliers with many globes depended from the low, slightly vaulted ceiling, and the fresco paintings ran flat and dull all round the walls without windows, representing scenes of the chase and of outdoor revelry in mediaeval costumes.
The interior of the monument has been damaged considerably by the smoke of mustard oil lamps and the candles' smoke has spoiled the fresco painting or Naqashi work and lime plaster.
'These students are performing good in the market and the fresco painting is a living tradition now, popular among the people and the interior designers,' he said in a proud tone.
MARION -- Visiting artist, Safaa Abd El Salam, an award-winning internationally known Egyptian artist who specializes in mosaics and fresco painting, will be working at Mandala Gardens (1704 N.
The strength and generality of the images give his paintings a monumental character, consonant with fresco painting.
We may think that religious subject matter is challenging for artists but for Stefani's playful mind it seems that the fresco painting of Saint Neophytos Monastery has been a source of new narratives and has given him an opportunity to liberate his imagination.
QatArt external events co-ordinator Janiththri Perera said the group prepared a workshop on Friday on fresco painting. "The workshop taught children the ancient method of creating frescos, similar to those that people see at the Sistine Chapel in Rome.
The conference addressed issues of bringing Traditional Building Crafts (Calligraphy, Kashikari, Fresco Painting, and Woodwork) into the professional mainstream and reviving the lost areas of art and crafts.
The citadel (Lahore Fort) is home to some of the world's unique fresco paintings, and pietra dura work and paintings in large numbers where most of the precious fresco painting work has faded away or deteriorated due to environmental conditions.
The book describes her WPA murals and other public art projects, which led to her creation of a new technique for fresco painting, and gives information on her efforts to promote Native American art.