Painting on Architectural Surfaces

Painting on Architectural Surfaces

Streaming Video - 2006
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This program travels to four locales to examine technical aspects of how frescoes have been painted: a villa in Pompeii, where walls saturated with figures, dense colors, and ornamental motifs functioned both decoratively and ritually; the Basilica of San Francesco in Arezzo, home of della Francesca's Legend of the True Cross; the Salle des Saisons at the Louvre, to view Romanelli's frescoes combined with richly gilded stuccowork; and the Residenz palace in Wurzburg, to see how Tiepolo's trompe l'oeil creates an extraordinary illusory space.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2003.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (27 min.) : sd., col., digital.

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