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List of famous Fresco art from around the world, listed alphabetically. This popular Fresco art list features pictures of each famous Fresco piece when available, and includes names of the famous artists who created the artwork. Fans of historic Fresco art can use this list to discover some beautiful Fresco pieces that they've never seen before.

The list of popular frescoes you're viewing is made up of different paintings like The Creation of Adam and The Flight into Egypt.

This list answers the questions, "What is an example of Fresco art?" and "Who are the most famous Fresco artists?"

For some of these Fresco pieces you can click on the title to find out more information about the art. If you're writing a paper on renowned Fresco art, this list is a great jumping off point. 

Adoration of the Magi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Fresco Art: Famous Works
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Artist: Giotto

Subject: Biblical Magi, Adoration of the Magi

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Fresco

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Angels Worshipping is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Fresco Art: Famous Works
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Artist: Benozzo Gozzoli

Art Form: Fresco

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Angels Worshipping


Angels Worshipping is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Fresco Art: Famous Works
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Artist: Benozzo Gozzoli

Art Form: Fresco

Assumption of the Virgin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Fresco Art: Famous Works
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The Assumption of the Virgin is a fresco by the Italian Late Renaissance artist Antonio da Correggio decorating the dome of the Cathedral of Parma, Italy. Correggio signed the contract for the painting on November 3, 1522. It was finished in 1530. The composition was influenced by Melozzo da Forlì's ...more

Artist: Antonio da Correggio

Subject: Assumption of Mary

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Fresco

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