wall painting

NOUN
  1. a painting that is applied to a wall surface
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  • Widespread though reverence for the lotus has been, most of our knowledge concerning the early uses of water plants has come from ancient Egypt, where nymphaeas, nelumbos, and papyruses in particular are widely represented on tomb wall paintings, found as dried blossoms in sarcophagi, and reproduced as decorative elements on pillars and columns in architecture.
  • DAMASCUS Reuters - French archaeologists say they have excavated an 11,000-year-old wall painting in red, black and white in northern Syria which they describe as the oldest in the world, although it resembles a modern work. World's oldest wall painting unearthed in Syria
  • The Knossos throne room has a magnificent throne flanked by wall paintings showing griffins and projects an image of divine power.
  • Carefully stripping away centuries of paint, the scientists uncovered a valuable old wall painting.
  • Once freed of its contents, it became possible to examine the wall paintings in the only decorated room in the entire tomb, the burial chamber.
  • Wall painting can be broadly defined as any painting in which the support is the structure itself - whether a free-standing building, a subterranean tomb, or a rock-cut cave.
  • Although a loose chronology is evident in the development from one style to another, earlier styles of wall painting were renewed in later periods.
  • The choice is unlimited, ranging from marbles, bathroom fittings to furniture to wall paintings and even safe lockers, all of which make a distinct impression to the visitor.
  • Written sources provide evidence of wall paintings in synagogues from medieval times, and the wooden synagogues of eastern Europe were richly decorated.
  • These huge frescoes and wall paintings and vast cascading statues were the cinema of the time, the agents of imagination, as fashion is now becoming. Times, Sunday Times
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