Stucco Veneziano of the history of fine wall decor stucco Veneziano: that sounds like Italy, Venice and equipped noble Palazzi. Stucco Veneziano is but by no means stuck reminds in the classical sense, the outer appearance of this wall decoration in marble but it isn’t. It is a traditional Italian craftsmanship, a special cleaning process to the ceiling and wall design from the region of Veneto, Northern Italy. The exact history of this technology is still not fully understood and the technology itself was rather unknown even many Italian professionals such as painters, stonemasons and also restorers. Stucco Veneziano in Germany was also virtually unknown until 20 years ago. Now this complex mural is also popular and even sometimes not only with the craft technique but with the specially developed product of stucco Veneziano “is used. In the Veneto region of origin craftsman, this technique passed long time from generation to generation. Veneto includes the eighth largest region in Italy The provinces of Belluno, Padua, Rovigo, Treviso, Venice, Verona and Vicenza.
There were various wall and deck designs, which looked like walls made of natural stone and marble for the mix up, but it wasn’t, as it soon turned out from around 50 to 100 years. Previously known techniques as stucco marble or the stucco lustro came not in question, there is no up to two inches thick locate layers of gypsum or lime. The surface was smooth, shiny and very hard, but contained no wax. After some closer investigation the special feature of these walls was found: the plaster layer was paper thin and only mm strong. The age was remarkable, it was estimated to be 200-300 years. That originated in the 17th and 18th century the walls designed in this way.
Lime emerged as a main ingredient: burnt and deleted Marsh lime in different proportions with lime solid colors and also a marble flour transferred. The result is that depending on the composition of stucco Veneziano, Marmorino stucco Veneziano is sandstone. It is believed that the technology could emerge out of necessity. Maybe resulted in shortage of material or even at that time, the financial crisis of a client, as the best and most precious little material out to pick up. This is really just a guess. Definitely experiments with material and technology at that time continued lustro the existing centuries-old freskalen techniques such as stucco to develop and refine. The advantage of this refinement of the technique on wafer-thin layers was that this was used on nearly all sides of the room, even on ceilings and overhangs, without Additionally due to too much weight-bearing properties. With the time the air helped by the proportion of their carbon dioxide that the stucco Veneziano matured and was always harder and more stable. No wonder that stucco Veneziano could survive the centuries and how real marble comes and also today held partly for. Although this ceiling and wall decoration decorative and very luxurious appears, it is still highly resistant and easy to clean and suitable for bathroom. That we know so little about the tradition of the art or can bring in experience, is also seen in the changing membership of the region of Veneto, the then independent Republic of Venice. This was in the 17th and 18th centuries several times between Italy and Austria. Only from 1866 it belonged definitively to Italy.