Roman Aesthetics

The Italian government is giving fiscal incentives for the ecological amelioration of buildings. Anxious to take advantage of the bonus, now Rome is full of condominiums covered in scaffolding such as the building across the street from where I live.

The other morning I noticed two young women on the scaffolding restoring the frescoed frieze full of doves and plants. It was exciting to see them working.

Doves in a Freize
doves in a frieze

Related: Frieze wikipedia + Bucrania, Classical Comments by Calder Loth +



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4 Responses to Roman Aesthetics

  1. Yvonne says:

    That will look beautiful when the panels are completed.

  2. sherry willome says:

    is yours going to be updated, too? What do the ones across the street cost? Are they for sale?????


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