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The term buon fresco is used to distinguish true fresco from fresco-like
techniques Fresco painting is ideal for making murals because it lends itself to a
monumental style, is durable, and has a mat surface. The first step in fresco
painting is to ...
Harris' Social Philosophy of Giovanni Gentile (1960). ~Hegelian philosophy
criticism 8:737c Gentile da Fabriano, real name NICCOLO or GIOVANNI or
MASSIO (b. c. 1370, Fabriano, Italy—d. 1427, Rome), foremost painter of central
Italy at the ...
March 21, 1805, Paris), genre and portrait painter who initiated a latelBth-century
vogue for sentimental and moralizing anecdotes in paintings. He studied first at
Lyons and afterward at the Academy in Paris, where he was befriended by J.
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