The word fresco transports us to Italian villages with painterly scenes. One of the most stunning examples of the art form lies within the excavated House of the Orchard, built in the first century A.D. in the ancient city of Pompeii. The walls, presumably painted for a wealthy family, depict ethereal garden settings of trees, animals and garden decor in rich, saturated tones—strikingly intact, even after being buried for hundreds of years. Here we take a look at a roundup of pieces that draw inspiration from the dreamy depictions.
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Sirene Wallpaper Panel by Colette Cosentino / price upon request / fschumacher.com