Faux marble

WHS where Faux marble techniques include marbleizing, scagliola and marmorino were used (on a larger scale).

The connection belongs to Architecture connections.

Connected Sites

Archaeological Site of Aigai: marble stucco at the royal palace
Drottningholm: Drottningsholm Theatre
Pompei: marbleizing ("Faux stone painting was widely used in Pompeii", wiki)
St. Petersburg: Peter and Paul Cathedral, Pavlovsk Palace, Jussopov Palace
Thessalonika: Ottoman faux marble at Hagia Sophia
Versailles: Venus Room in Versailles Palace
Vienna: scagliola and marbleizing in many Ring palaces such as the parliament and the art museum


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