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Frescoes

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Heritage

Bavarian frescoes are confirmed to be among the oldest in northern Europe

New examinations of John the Baptist wall paintings in Augsburg cathedral date them to more than 1,000 years ago

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Book Shorts

Catalogue captures re-creation of the destroyed Tiepolo ceiling frescoes in Milan

Historic photographs and contemporary papers have been used in new book to re-imagine the cycle

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Conservation

Vatican begins final work on Raphael rooms

The work may make it possible to identify which parts of the frescoes were painted by Giulio Romano, Raphael’s most trusted apprentice

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Raphael

Colour restored to Vatican’s Raphaels

After more than a decade, restoration of the monumental fresco cycle has finally been completed

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Ferrero International uses art to sell chocolate

Raphael candy ad schlock

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Restoration

Giotto's Scrovegni Chapel frescoes are to be "restored", principally by low-tech improvements to the surroundings

Conservation efforts have been underway since the Seventies