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Detail: Rousseau inspired jungle Mural; for Film ‘Where the Heart Is’ by Timna Woollard Studio

Detail: Rousseau inspired jungle Mural; for Film ‘Where the Heart Is’ by Timna Woollard Studio

Kathe Fraga paintings, inspired by the romance of vintage French wallpapers and Chinoiserie with a modern twist. www.kathefraga.com

Kathe Fraga paintings, inspired by the romance of vintage French wallpapers and Chinoiserie with a modern twist. www.kathefraga.com

Giotto di Bondone (ca.1267-1337), The Expulsion of the Devils from Arezzo (detail), 1297-99, Fresco, Saint Francis of Assisi, Assisi ~ The Expulsion of the Devils from Arezzo is the tenth of the twenty-eight scenes (twenty-five of which were painted by Giotto) of Legend of Saint Francis.

Giotto di Bondone (ca.1267-1337), The Expulsion of the Devils from Arezzo (detail), 1297-99, Fresco, Saint Francis of Assisi, Assisi ~ The Expulsion of the Devils from Arezzo is the tenth of the twenty-eight scenes (twenty-five of which were painted by Giotto) of Legend of Saint Francis.

Flora Picking Flowers by the Sea. Fresco found in the ruins of Pompeii, Italy.

Flora Picking Flowers by the Sea. Fresco found in the ruins of Pompeii, Italy.

2015.4.15-28fresco Glass Exhibitionat  Matsuya Ginza Babaghuri shopPhotographs by Noriko Matsumoto

2015.4.15-28fresco Glass Exhibitionat Matsuya Ginza Babaghuri shopPhotographs by Noriko Matsumoto

Anónimo Roman Fresco  --  "A Rook"  --  Excavated from #Pompeii.  No further reference provided. {...}

Anónimo Roman Fresco -- "A Rook" -- Excavated from #Pompeii. No further reference provided. {...}

Ceiling fresco (detail) from the vault of Scrovegni Chapel, Padua, 1305, by Giotto di Bondone (1266/7–1337)

Ceiling fresco (detail) from the vault of Scrovegni Chapel, Padua, 1305, by Giotto di Bondone (1266/7–1337)

The Saffron Goddess (1600 B.C.) is a detail from a Minoan fresco depicting a saffron harvest. She sits supervising the plucking of flowers and the gleaning of stigmas for use in the manufacture of what is possibly a therapeutic drug. A mythological griffin, considered to be a combination of the body of a lion as king of the beasts and the head of an eagle, stands guard.

The Saffron Goddess (1600 B.C.) is a detail from a Minoan fresco depicting a saffron harvest. She sits supervising the plucking of flowers and the gleaning of stigmas for use in the manufacture of what is possibly a therapeutic drug. A mythological griffin, considered to be a combination of the body of a lion as king of the beasts and the head of an eagle, stands guard.

Trompe l'oeil ceiling fresco by Andrea Pozzo. The ceiling is completely flat, including the dome. This masterpiece is the nave ceiling of the Church of Sant’Ignazio in Rome.

Trompe l'oeil ceiling fresco by Andrea Pozzo. The ceiling is completely flat, including the dome. This masterpiece is the nave ceiling of the Church of Sant’Ignazio in Rome.