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Alto Relievo

Definition of the noun alto relievo

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noun

  1. a sculptural relief in which forms extend out from the background to at least half their depth

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Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

The alto relievo, called also haut-relief, or high relievo, is when the figure is formed after nature, and projects as much as the life. Basso relievo, bass-relief, or low relievo, is when the work is raised a little from the ground, as in medals, and the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

The alto relievo, called also b.iut- rlief, or high relievo, is when the figure is formed fter nature, and projects as much as the life. \afso relievo, basi-relief, or loiu relievo, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

The alto relievo, called also baut- to bind fast. The reason ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge (1806)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

The alto relievo, called al lo halites, or high relievo, is when the figure is form, niter Dature, and project* as muru as the life. jfo relirvo, baft-relief, or low rrlirvo, is when : work is railed a little from the ground, a" in â–¡dais, and the frontispieces of ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia (1829)

or Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, comprising a popular view of the present state of knowledge

The alto relievo, called also haut-relief, or high relievo, is when the figure is formed after nature, and projects as much as the life. Basso relievo, bass-relief, or low relievo, is when the work is raised a little from the ground, as in medals, and the ...

Google previewThe New and Complete American Encyclopedia (1811)

Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences; on an Improved Plan: in which the Respective Sciences are Arranged Into Complete Systems, and the Arts Digested Into Distinct Treatises; Also the Detached Parts of Knowledge Alphabetically Arranged and Copiously Explained, According to the Best Authorities

The alto relievo, called also baut- relief, or high relievo, is when the figure is formed after nature, and projects as much as the life. Basso relievo, bass relies, or low relievo, is when the work is raised a little from the ground, as in medals, and the ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)

BASSO RELIEvo, that branch of sculpture which represents figures in such a manner that no part of them is detached from the back ground; distinguished from alto relievo, which has the grosser parts of the figure attached to the back ...

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