English to Afrikaans Meaning :: fresco

Fresco :
fresco
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Noun(1) a mural done with watercolors on wet plaster(2) a durable method of painting on a wall by using watercolors on wet plaster
Verb(1) paint onto wet plaster on a wall

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(1) Southall, who experimented with true fresco and tempera, worked in Birmingham itself.(2) ÔÇÿLife has its own rhythm, and so does fresco ,ÔÇÖ he says.(3) The Adams Davidson Galleries in Washington, D. C., is compiling a checklist of Cox's works in oils, tempera, fresco , and drawings for mosaics and stained-glass windows.(4) And this dining room is the most elegantly pretty in London, a marvellous fondant of gilding, marble and airhead fresco .(5) But in 1843 Parliament did agree to adorn its new home, the rebuilt Palace of Westminster, with historical subjects in fresco .(6) His assignment, to fresco a dome depicting Mary, Queen of Martyrs, was again supervised by Francisco Bayeu.(7) Presumably, stucco decoration was more resistant to steam than fresco .(8) As King notes: ÔÇÿThe technique of fresco was as simple in conception as it was difficult in executionÔÇÖ, requiring the painter to work quickly on wet plaster before it dried.(9) He reportedly turned down an offer of 6,000 scudi to fresco a loggia for the Doria in Genoa.(10) Thus, the art of fresco is necessarily piecemeal.(11) In the fine arts, the cartoon is a full-sized preliminary drawing for a work to be executed afterward in fresco , oil, mosaic, stained glass, or tapestry.(12) Slovenia has an unusual variety of art ranging from Gothic frescoes to contemporary sculpture.(13) Bishop Alypy and Father Theodore worked assiduously to complete the frescoing of the church within 4 years.(14) The ÔÇÿwallpaperÔÇÖ was frescoes by Paolo Veronese, acclaimed 16th century artist.(15) The two grand salons and formal dining room feature high frescoed ceilings and large stone fireplaces.(16) Built between 1335 and 1338 by the Friars Minor, it hosts the central apse frescoed by Benozzo Gozzoli in 1452 and portraying the life of Saint Francis.
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