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wall painting


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Mural or fresco added using coloured paints to a prepared plasterwork wall surface as decoration or to simu‐late other materials. Common in domestic and ceremonial architecture from the early Neolithic onwards. Especially common in the classical world, with much surviving from Roman times throughout the empire. In Europe wall painting was very common in the medieval period and is well represented in ecclesiastical contexts.

Subjects: Art.


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