Tessellation Coloring Pages
8 Free Printable Tessellation Coloring Pages Online.
Mosaic is a handicraft with a long tradition. Centuries later, mosaics provide an insight into the culture in which they were created. Early forms are found in Mesopotamia. There were in the 4th millennium BC. Chr. With clay pens and glazed bricks columns and walls disguised. The function was to make the masonry more stable and weatherproof, but the desire for decoration and the joy of beauty made ornaments.
In the 1st millennium BC In Asia Minor, paving mosaic floors were created in the Middle East. The Greeks refined this technique. In the 3rd century BC Chr. Were used in addition to pebbles and cut stones.
The Romans made the Tessera mosaic (Tessera = stone) from the 2nd century BC. Chr. Popular throughout the Mediterranean beyond. Several Roman mosaic floors in Europe bear witness to this. In Pompeii, nymphaes and grottoes are preserved, whose walls and ceilings are decorated with mosaics of stone, glass stones and shells.
Not far from Villach are beautiful examples of mosaic floors in early Christian basilicas: Aquileia (early 4th century) and Teurnia (5th century). In early Christian and Byzantine art, the mosaic is flourishing. All wall surfaces, domes and vaults were adorned with representations. Famous are the Byzantine-style mosaics of Ravenna and Sicily. The mosaics were made using opaque glass pieces (smalt) and gold malt, which made the interior of the buildings shine in everlasting colors.
In the 19th century old crafts were revived, the mosaic began to take on its own form again. In the style of the Nazarenes church facades were decorated. For this purpose, the "Tiroler Glasmalerei- und Mosaikanstalt" was founded in Tyrol, where Josef Pfefferle d.Ä. (1862-1939), the great-grandfather of Malu Storch, who learned mosaic craft and in whom his son Josef Pfefferle d. J. (1903-1988) later directed the mosaic department. More about Tyrolean mosaic history.
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