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Pictures of Roman Fresco Wall Paintings - Naples Museum -





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Pictures of Roman painted fresco wall art. Roman Villas by the second century AD were richly decorated inside with mosaic floors and painted fresco walls. Trompe-l’œil panels and pillars were painted on the walls which were made of paint effect marble. In the panels were painted scenes from mythology, portraits of the villa owners or depictions of Roman Gods.

Roman frescoes are relatively rare as the wall of villas collapsed when abandoned destroying the wall...
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