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bas-relief

sculpture in low relief, in which the forms project slightly from the background but no part is completely detached from it

bas-relief

[¦ba·ri¦lēf]
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bas-relief, basso-relievo, basso-rilievo

A carving, embossing, or casting moderately protruded from the background plane; low relief.
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The New York Times reported that "cursing could be heard" from Wace's booth as three police officers and two prosecutors showed a search warrant and seized the limestone basrelief of a Persian soldier with shield and spear.
21) Il s'agit de la position des pieds de Gradiva, telle quelle est representee dans un basrelief.
The broken mace head was found on the ground below the basrelief, so this was a case of vandalism and not looting of artifacts.
Caption: 9 Patterns sketched from Khmer textiles as depicted on basreliefs.
At a press conference in Paris on Friday, UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) DirectorGeneral, Irina Bokova, condemned the devastation of artefacts and basreliefs, including large statues from the UNESCO world Heritage site of Hatra, by IS.
As a first example of its possibilities, the page shows a description of the musical sculptures and basreliefs from the Lonja de la Seda, a Gothic building of the city of Valencia.
The structure became an instant landmark, iconic in all its grandeur with a monumental entrance above stone steps, a colossal front arcade adorned with basreliefs, facades of rusticated Maine granite and an interior oval central pavilion surrounded by four light courts.
Randolph Rogers, representing the history of Columbus in a series of admirable basreliefs, [.
One more disgraceful incident happened a few days ago - hooligans defiled with paint the statues of the soldiers in one of the basreliefs of the monument," Moscow said.
Je me jette sur les figures d'anges du treizieme et quatorzieme, les vierges folles, les basreliefs d'une proportion encore sauvage, mais pleins de grace ou de force.
The memory of these pieces is present on this latest occasion, because groups of Eastern figures are again depicted on two basreliefs, built here, however, from a strange blend of aluminum powder, vinyl glue, and a tobacco mixture.
Nous avons vu une demi-douzaine de basreliefs illustrant la photographie de 1913; modeles a meme le beton d'un mur, sculptes dans le tronc d'un arbre ou moules en plaques dans du platre de Paris, ils accusaient encore plus ce qui parait comme le passage de Bamba entre les mondes (23).