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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 previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

The alto relievo, called also bautrelief, 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 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 □dais, and the frontispieces of ...

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 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 bautrelief, or bigh relievo, is when the figure is formed after nature, and projećts as much as the life. Busso relievo, bass relief, 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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