The Turkish seller, Aydin Dikmen, claimed that the frescoes
had been discovered by accident by a "contractor building a seaside resort in Turkey".
This beautifully illustrated study of nine Last Supper frescoes
in Florentine refectories, monastic and conventual, from the mid-fourteenth to the late fifteenth centuries examines these art works from the perspective of the viewer and their gendered perceptions of the frescoes
The collector, who wished to remain anonymous, had been following Hadjitofi's work on repatriating artefacts stolen from churches in northern Cyprus and decided to entrust her with the four frescoes
and their repatriation.
in the Catacombs of Priscilla were recently restored, so the Google Street View images reveal paintings that look fresh and richly colored, even though they date back to the first few centuries.
-- in Assisi, in the central Italian province of Perugia -- are by the Florentine Giotto, whose narrative style and human-like figurative style marked an evolution in art in the late 13th century.
New Delhi, June 5 (ANI): A group of 1,000-year-old frescoes
have been revamped by cultural experts in central China's Hunan Province and nveiled to the public for the first time.
Zelotti's Epic Frescoes
at Cataio: The Obizzi Saga.
The Jaffe-Colombardo text does not discuss the condition of the frescoes
, which appear to have been refreshed recently.
Beautifully enhanced with the photography of Antonio Quattrone and Ghigo Roli, this 440-page coffee-table book features 330 illustrations of which 260 are in full color--including lavish full- and double-page color plates, many of which feature recently restored frescoes
All the while, the video projection shows details of the Pompeian frescoes
, the camera slowly panning across them.
He's also focused on younger generations: the high school art students who assist on the project and the local university art students who have studied with him and produced their own frescoes
We craned our necks at vaulted ceilings covered with frescoes
and mosaics of the Last Judgment, compared countless versions of the Annunciation, and tried not to stare too long at David's naked masculinity.
We have also worked on large collaborative frescoes
There's something new and extraordinary on Palm Avenue: a shop full of beautiful, handmade frescoes
imported from Italy.
are on display now in Lubbock, Texas.