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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]
(graphic arts)

bas-relief, basso-relievo, basso-rilievo

A carving, embossing, or casting moderately protruded from the background plane; low relief.
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When finished, these bas-relief sculptures rose off the fiat surface and vigorously announced their unique three-dimensional existences.
The artifact is a part of a larger bas-relief of an Achaemenid soldier.
Beatty, who said his appreciation for sculpture drew him to Leckie's booth, ended up placing an order for a bas-relief.
In these pieces the materials are precious marbles, onyx, and jasper, in polychrome bas-reliefs, the result of virtuosic marquetry and intarsia, juxtaposing fragments with irregular shapes and different materials.
Along the walls, bas-reliefs depict military victories of Angkorean kings and Hindu legends.
The second bas-relief depicts George Bush campaigning for office in a Texas oil-field setting, since Mr.
The exquisite golden structure called Sri Darbar Sahib is unique and though it is inspired by Islamic and Buddhist architecture, the bas-relief and the intricately inlaid artwork that adorn its walls reflect Sikh architecture.
A brick bearing a bas-relief of a winged man was unearthed last month at Rabat Tepe in Iran's West Azerbaijan prov-ince.
This issue of Arts & Activities, however, focuses on three-dimensional art that can be viewed from all directions, of perhaps, from three sides as with a bas-relief.
The Eugene artist, whose art will be featured at a Jacobs Gallery show that opens Friday, creates unusual combinations of bas-relief sculpture and drawing, exploiting the tension between form and line in a single portrait or landscape.
With all this background information and motivation, students were now ready to start their own bas-relief gargoyle sculpture.
A pair of bas-relief roosters perch above the stainless steel Thermador stove.