wall painting

noun

Definition of wall painting

: fresco

Examples of wall painting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Visitors at the Castello di Rivoli, a contemporary art museum near Turin, Italy, can be vaccinated while surrounded by art, such as a wall painting by a Swiss artist, Claudia Comte. Bryan Pietsch, New York Times, 12 May 2021 Nearly 130 people gathered Sunday in downtown Provo to share homemade bread, prayers and hopes for preserving Teichert’s masterpiece wall painting, reports Andi Pitcher Davis, an Orem artist and art editor for Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought. David Noyce, The Salt Lake Tribune, 15 Apr. 2021 The second-floor lounge has Scandinavian furniture, and the rear-wall painting is by Ginger Wikilyiri, an Aboriginal artist from South Australia. J. S. Marcus, WSJ, 24 Feb. 2021 The wall painting takes the form of a two-dimensional triptych with Saint Leopold, patron of Austria, in the center, flanked by Saint Catherine and Saint Margaret. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian Magazine, 13 Jan. 2020 As art historian Michael Rainer tells Viennese daily Die Presse, a 17th-century biography of Dürer details a wall painting ordered by the emperor, but no other records of the commission survive. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian Magazine, 13 Jan. 2020 Despite the uncertainty, the Class of 2020 band members recently completed their wall painting. John Benson, cleveland, 10 June 2020 The large wall painting, which is believed to be the work of Albrecht Dürer, was revealed on a wall above what is now the cathedral’s gift shop, The Art Newspaper reports. Fox News, 15 Jan. 2020 As art historian Michael Rainer tells Viennese daily , a 17th-century biography of Dürer details a wall painting ordered by the emperor, but no other records of the commission survive. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian Magazine, 13 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of wall painting

circa 1688, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wall painting was circa 1688

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wall painting

noun

English Language Learners Definition of wall painting

: a painting done directly on a wall : mural

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