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Renaissance 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.
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 ...
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 ...
CAVO-RILIEVO, ka'vd-re-lya'v6 (It. cot>o, hollow + rilievo, relief) .
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— ...
by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi
cavo-relievo, cavo-rilievo see sunk relief.
Chamber'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.
The 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 ...
Dictionary of Architecture (1994)
by Henry H. Saylor
cavo-rilievo [It.] (kahvo rilly as vo), relief carving in which the high surfaces ...
Catholic 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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