Fresco = combining pigment with abinder of limewater and then applied to a lime plaster wall. Wall can be either wet or dryBuon fresco = “true fresco” – applied to a wet wallFresco secco = “dry fresco” – applied to a dry wall
Still Life with Eggs and Thrushes, Villa of Julia Felix, Pompeii. before 79 CE. 35 x 48 in.