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Definition of the noun alto rilievo
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- a sculptural relief in which forms extend out from the background to at least half their depth
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by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi
alto rilievo (high relief). relief wallcovering ...
The Classic First Edition by H. W. Fowler
Preferable forms are the English high relief & the Italian alto rilievo. aluminium. See LU. amalgamate ...
The Oxford Dictionary of Art (2004)
by Ian Chilvers
(alto rilievo), medium (mezzo rilievo), or low (basso rilievo or bas-relief). The name rilievo schiacciato is given to a form of very low relief invented by * Donatello and memorably used also by *Desiderio da Settignano. Another distinctive type ...
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