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Wall Painting Collection

"Exploring the Rich Tapestry of Wall Painting: From Tibetan Art to Roman Frescoes" Immerse yourself in the captivating world of wall painting

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Portrait of young girl, Sappho, from Pompeii, National Archaeological Museum

Portrait of young girl, Sappho, from Pompeii, National Archaeological Museum, Naples, Campania, Italy, Europe

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Wheel of Life, Tibetan Art, China, Asia

Wheel of Life, Tibetan Art, China, Asia

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel

Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, The Vatican, Rome, Lazio, Italy, Europe

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Nativity scene fresco designed and painted in 1963 by Dom Georges Saget

Nativity scene fresco designed and painted in 1963 by Dom Georges Saget, Keur Moussa Abbey church, Ker Moussa, Senegal, West Africa, Africa

Background imageWall Painting Collection: The Lararium

The Lararium, wall paintings in the House of the Vettii in Pompeii, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Italy, Europe

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Fresco of a fisherman from Akrotiri

Fresco of a fisherman from Akrotiri, dating from around 1600 BC, island of Santorini (Thira), Cyclades, Greece, Europe

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Last Supper, painted on a Rasta home, Bridgetown, Barbados, West Indies

Last Supper, painted on a Rasta home, Bridgetown, Barbados, West Indies, Caribbean, Central America

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Ethiopian Coptic icon at the Holy Sepulchre Church, Jerusalem, Israel, Middle East

Ethiopian Coptic icon at the Holy Sepulchre Church, Jerusalem, Israel, Middle East

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Shiva lingam in 10th century temple of Sri Brihadeswara

Shiva lingam in 10th century temple of Sri Brihadeswara (Brihadisvara), UNESCO World Heritage Site, Thanjavur (Tanjore), Tamil Nadu, India, Asia

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Fresco of children boxing from Akrotiri

Fresco of children boxing from Akrotiri, dating from around 1600 BC, island of Santorini (Thira), Cyclades, Greece, Europe

Background imageWall Painting Collection: A wall painting of Che Guevara in Habana Vieja (old town), Havana, Cuba

A wall painting of Che Guevara in Habana Vieja (old town), Havana, Cuba, West Indies, Central America

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Trompe l oeil garden from the Villa of Livia, 40-20 BC (fresco)

Trompe l oeil garden from the Villa of Livia, 40-20 BC (fresco)
LRI4819896 Trompe l oeil garden from the Villa of Livia, 40-20 BC (fresco) by Roman, (1st century BC); Museo Nazionale Romano, Rome

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Flora or Primavera, Roman wall painting from Pompeii, c1st century

Flora or Primavera, Roman wall painting from Pompeii, c1st century. Wall painting of Flora, goddess of fertility and abundance, or Primavera. At Naples National Archaeological Museum

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Wheel of life wall art

Wheel of life wall art, Tikse (Tiksay) gompa (monastery), Tikse (Tiksay), Ladakh, Indian Himalaya, India, Asia

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Trompe l oeil garden from the Villa of Livia, 40-20 BC (fresco)

Trompe l oeil garden from the Villa of Livia, 40-20 BC (fresco)
LRI4819893 Trompe l oeil garden from the Villa of Livia, 40-20 BC (fresco) by Roman, (1st century BC); Museo Nazionale Romano, Rome

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Painting of the Visitation in the Visitation church in Ein Kerem, Israel, Middle East

Painting of the Visitation in the Visitation church in Ein Kerem, Israel, Middle East

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Egypt, Luxor, Valley of the Queens, Nefertaris Tomb, Details form frescos in vestibule with

Egypt, Luxor, Valley of the Queens, Nefertaris Tomb, Details form frescos in vestibule with Harsiesi leading Queen
Egyptian civilization - Luxor - Ancient Thebes (UNESCO World Heritage List, 1979) - Valley of the Queens - Nefertaris Tomb

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Mural by Chico in Ybor City Historic District, Tampa, Florida, United States of America

Mural by Chico in Ybor City Historic District, Tampa, Florida, United States of America, North America

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Fresco from Pompeii of Lo received by Isis at Canopus, Archaeological Museum

Fresco from Pompeii of Lo received by Isis at Canopus, Archaeological Museum, Naples, Italy, Europe

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Mandala inside the Potala Palace, Lhasa, Tibet, China, Asia

Mandala inside the Potala Palace, Lhasa, Tibet, China, Asia

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Fresco at the Villa dei Misteri

Fresco at the Villa dei Misteri, Pompeii, a large Roman town destroyed in 79AD by a volcanic eruption from Mount Vesuvius, UNESCO World Heritage Site, near Naples, Campania, Italy, Europe

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Painted walls of the Bulldog Coffee Shop in Amsterdam

Painted walls of the Bulldog Coffee Shop in Amsterdam, Holland, Europe

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Angels, Debre Birhan Selassie church, Gondar, Ethiopia, Africa

Angels, Debre Birhan Selassie church, Gondar, Ethiopia, Africa

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Urban Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) walking past wall with red fox mural / graffiti. North London

Urban Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) walking past wall with red fox mural / graffiti. North London, England, UK, April

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Woman combing her hair in mirror, Villa Ariadne, Pompeii, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Woman combing her hair in mirror, Villa Ariadne, Pompeii, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Campania, Neapolitan Riviera, Italy, Europe

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Artemis sends a deer to spare the sacrifice of Iphigenia, House of Tragic Poet from Pompeii

Artemis sends a deer to spare the sacrifice of Iphigenia, House of Tragic Poet from Pompeii, National Archaeological Museum, Naples, Campania, Italy, Europe

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Wall painting of the wheel of life, Punakha Dzong, Bhutan, Asia

Wall painting of the wheel of life, Punakha Dzong, Bhutan, Asia

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Mural of Shiva and his consort Parvati, India, Asia

Mural of Shiva and his consort Parvati, India, Asia

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Church paintings, Narga Selassie, Dek, Lake Tana, Ethiopia, Africa

Church paintings, Narga Selassie, Dek, Lake Tana, Ethiopia, Africa

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Sistine Chapel

Sistine Chapel, Vatican, Rome, Lazio, Italy, Europe

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Wall painting from Pompeii

Wall painting from Pompeii, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Campania, Italy, Europe

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Dolphin fresco

Dolphin fresco, Knossos, Crete, Greece, Europe

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Mural showing the god Anubis leaning over mummy of Ramses II, in the Tomb of Sinjin

Mural showing the god Anubis leaning over mummy of Ramses II, in the Tomb of Sinjin, chief artist to Ramses II, Deir el Medina, Thebes, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Mural of the Ramayana on wall of the Royal Palace, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Mural of the Ramayana on wall of the Royal Palace, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageWall Painting Collection: 'Les fouilles a Pompei, Italie'(The excavations at Pompeii

"Les fouilles a Pompei, Italie"(The excavations at Pompeii
FIA5405582 " Les fouilles a Pompei, Italie" (The excavations at Pompeii, Italy) Peinture de Filippo Palizzi (1818-1899) 19eme siecle Collection privee by Palizzi

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Allegory of Obedience, c. 1330 (fresco)

Allegory of Obedience, c. 1330 (fresco)
XIR440726 Allegory of Obedience, c.1330 (fresco) by Giotto di Bondone (c.1266-1337) (school of); San Francesco, Lower Church, Assisi

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Wall paintings on the entrance to Rohet Garh residence

Wall paintings on the entrance to Rohet Garh residence of the rulers of Rohet, now Heritage Hotel, Rajasthan, India Wall paintings on the entrance to Rohet Garh residence of the rulers of Rohet

Background imageWall Painting Collection: The game of snakes and ladders painted on a wall of

The game of snakes and ladders painted on a wall of a house in Auckland, New Zealand, Australasia, Pacific

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Mural paintings

Mural paintings, Corridor of the Procession, Minoan, Knossos, island of Crete, Greece, Mediterranean, Europe

Background imageWall Painting Collection: A Trabant car painted on a section of the Berlin Wall

A Trabant car painted on a section of the Berlin Wall near Potsdamer Platz, Mitte, Berlin, Germany, Europe

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Jesus, God and the Holy Spirit, Franciscan Church of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, Europe

Jesus, God and the Holy Spirit, Franciscan Church of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, Europe

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Outdoor cafes and Brousaille wall mural of a couple walking arm in arm

Outdoor cafes and Brousaille wall mural of a couple walking arm in arm, Brussels, Belgium, Europe

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Kwanseum Bosal, Avalokitesvara (Bodhisattva of Compassion), Seoul, South Korea, Asia

Kwanseum Bosal, Avalokitesvara (Bodhisattva of Compassion), Seoul, South Korea, Asia

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Huge painting of god figure and sable antelope on rock wall, Tassili Plateau

Huge painting of god figure and sable antelope on rock wall, Tassili Plateau, Algeria, North Africa, Africa

Background imageWall Painting Collection: East Side Gallery, remains of the Berlin Wall, Berlin, Germany, Europe

East Side Gallery, remains of the Berlin Wall, Berlin, Germany, Europe

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Virgin and Child painting at Keur Moussa Abbey, Keur Moussa, Senegal, West Africa, Africa

Virgin and Child painting at Keur Moussa Abbey, Keur Moussa, Senegal, West Africa, Africa

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Wall mural

Wall mural, Episcopal Palace, Gothic Quarter, City of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, Europe

Background imageWall Painting Collection: Wheel of life wall art

Wheel of life wall art, Tikse (Tiksay) gompa (monastery), Tikse (Tiksay), Ladakh, Indian Himalaya, India, Asia




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"Exploring the Rich Tapestry of Wall Painting: From Tibetan Art to Roman Frescoes" Immerse yourself in the captivating world of wall painting, where cultures and artistic traditions intertwine. Journey through time and space as we delve into remarkable examples from various corners of the globe, each offering a unique glimpse into history and creativity. Let us begin our odyssey in China, Asia, where the mesmerizing Wheel of Life adorns ancient temples. This intricate depiction portrays the cycle of existence with its vivid symbolism and spiritual significance. Venturing westward, we find ourselves beneath Michelangelo's awe-inspiring masterpiece on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. The grandeur and meticulous detail leave viewers spellbound as they witness biblical narratives come alive before their eyes. Traveling further still, we encounter Dom Georges Saget's Nativity scene fresco in Israel's Visitation church. Painted in 1963, this stirring artwork transports us back to a momentous event that forever changed human history. Continuing our exploration within Israel's Middle East borders lies an Ethiopian Coptic icon at Jerusalem's Holy Sepulchre Church. Its vibrant colors and sacred imagery offer solace to those seeking spiritual connection amidst this historic pilgrimage site. From antiquity springs forth Pompeii's National Archaeological Museum portrait capturing young girl Sappho’s essence—a poignant reminder that art transcends time itself. Marvel at The Lararium—an ancient Roman household shrine—where painted deities watched over daily life with divine protection. This intimate glimpse into domestic spirituality reminds us that even mundane spaces can be transformed by artistic expression. Journeying across continents once more brings us to Akrotiri’s frescoed walls depicting a fisherman casting his net—a testament to humanity's timeless relationship with nature’s bounty. In Bridgetown, Barbados' West Indies region resides an unexpected gem—a Rasta home adorned with Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper.