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Google previewRenaissance Art (1987)

A Topical Dictionary by Irene Earls

Intaglio, also Cavo-rilievo is a graphic technique that consists of cutting forms out of a surface so that the impression made is a form of *relief in reverse. The technique is used for seals, gems, and dies for coins. ISOCEPHALY 141 INTARSIA.

Google previewWebster's Unabridged Dictionary 1913 (2017)

111.716 definitions & 1.55 mill cross-references by Noah Webster

Cavo-rilievo. ○-○ ≍ Cavo-rilievo - Webster's 1 n. Hollow relief; sculpture in relief within a sinking made for the purpose, so no part of it ...

Google previewWebster's Unabridged Dictionary & Bible (2018)

New Heart English Bible by TruthBeTold Ministry, Noah Webster

○-○ ≍ Cavo-rilievo - Webster's 1 Hollow relief; sculpture in relief within a sinking made for the purpose, so no part of it projects beyond the plain surface around. (noun) ○-○ ≍ Cavort - Webster's 1 To prance ostentatiously; -- said of a ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1914)

CAVO-RILIEVO, ka'vd-re-lya'v6 (It. cot>o, hollow + rilievo, relief) .

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia (1921)

A Comprehensive Reference Book by Charles Morris

Cavo-rilievo. (II-,. Wv"J-ri-H-a'vo),. in .... t. , , sculpture, a kind of relief in which the highest surface is onh/ level with that of the original stone, giving an effect like the impression of a seal in wax. It is also called intaglio rilievato Cnvo-rilievo— ...

Google previewArchitect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary (2012)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

cavo-relievo, cavo-rilievo see sunk relief.

Google previewChamber's Encyclopaedia (1870)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People

CAVO-RILIEVO (Ital.). In this peculiar kind of rilievo, which was extensively employed by Egyptian artists, the highest surface of the object represented is only on a level with the plane of the original stone, the rounded sides being cut into it.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

" cavo-rilievo (kā'vö-ré-lyā 'vö), n. ., & cavo, hollow,--rilievo, relief: see cavel and relief. Cf. alto-rilievo, basso- rilievo, £ In sculp., a kind of relief in which the highest surface is level with the ...

Google previewDictionary of Architecture (1994)

by Henry H. Saylor

cavo-rilievo [It.] (kahvo rilly as vo), relief carving in which the high surfaces ...

Google previewCatholic Encyclopedia (1907)

Finally cavo-rilievo (It for hollow relief; Fr., relief-en-creur) is a method of BAS-RELIEF BAS-RELIEF 341.

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