buon fresco

buon fresco
fresco (def. 1).
[ < It: lit., good fresco]

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  • fresco — frescoer, frescoist, n. /fres koh/, n., pl. frescoes, frescos, v., frescoed, frescoing. n. 1. Also called buon fresco, true fresco. the art or technique of painting on a moist, plaster surface with colors ground up in water or a limewater mixture …   Universalium

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