Wall Fragment with a Peacock, about 70 AD, Roman. Fresco. The J. Paul Getty Museum

Handling Session: Fresco Painting

Handling Session


The Getty Villa

How were ancient frescoes painted into wet plaster? Learn about the oldest-known painting medium in this multisensory handling session. Touch tools and materials used by ancient wall painters, including plaster, marble dust, sand, pigment, and trowels. This is a free, drop-in program.

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