1. Painting on canvas, later transferred to a ceiling, etc.
2. Ceiling-painting without foreshortening illusionistic effects, designed as though it is to be seen at normal eye-level. It was a Neo-Classical reaction against Baroque quadratura and trompe l'œil work, and a good example is the Parnassus (1761) at the Villa Albani, Rome, by Anton Raffael Mengs (1728–79).
Chilvers Osborne & Farr (eds.) (1988);
Jane Turner (1996)
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