fresco

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a mural done with watercolors on wet plaster

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a durable method of painting on a wall by using watercolors on wet plaster

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paint onto wet plaster on a wall

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They don't think much of Michelangelo, the reluctant painter who knows nothing of the exacting craft of buon fresco. Lapo sets a blistering pace in pouring scorn in the face of his more moderate apprentice, who grumbles that their counterparts working for Raphael get lunchbreaks and free cake at six o'clock.
THE BUON FRESCO TECHNIQUE Fresco means "fresh" in Italian.
Buon fresco in Italian means "true" or "real" fresco.
According to the company, they faithfully reproduce the works, mostly on canvas or wood, of such masters as Michelangelo, Raphael and Botticelli as though they had been painted on freshly spread wet plaster, a technique known as buon fresco.