Secco


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Secco

 

painting on dry plaster. Distemper and tempera painting on a dry surface is the most ancient painting technique. Medieval frescoes were often finished with tempera on a dry surface. In medieval Western European art both the secco technique and the fresco technique—painting on moist plaster with pigments mixed with lime-water—developed. Secco was especially popular in Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries. The term “secco” also designates painting on dry plaster with pigments mixed with casein and silicate.

REFERENCE

Kiplik, D. I. Tekhnika zhivopisi. Moscow-Leningrad, 1950. Pages 470–72.

fresco secco, secco

A mural, often fugitive, painted with water-based colors on dry plaster.
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