Stucco

John Nash Terraces at London

John Nash Terraces at London

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The Prince of Wales patronage of the arts was vital to the propagation of the Regency style at London in England. He and his new architect John Nash became dictators of the new taste.  They began by remodeling much of the western part of London; the combination of the Prince’s…

Stuccatori’s Art

Stuccatori’s Art

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“Stucco” is an Italian term, denoting a mixture of lime and marble, more widely used in Britain to mean internal or external lime-based or gypsum based plasterwork. This is a superb example of the Italian stuccatori’s art carried out in 1730 on the walls of the staircase at Mawley Hall,…