alto-relievo

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alto-relievo

Sculptural relief work in which the figures project more than half their thickness from the base surface.
See also: Relief

high relief, alto-relievo, alto-rilievo

high relief
Sculpture relief work in which the figures project more than half their thickness.
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The left side of the shotgun features the inscription, "Auto-5 A Legacy of Genius," inlaid in flush gold, four high-relief gold-inlaid Canada geese and a banner that reads, "Century Commemorative.
The nursery site of our study was composed of high-relief rocks situated on the edge of a submarine canyon.
As a beginning teacher, I was teaching a unit on the Renaissance and enthusiastically discussing high-relief and bas-relief to a group of sixth-grade students.
The Grade III 725 receiver features high-relief engraving of pheasants on the left and mallards on the right with a dog on the bottom with silver nitride finish.
This supports a high-relief bronze of soldiers responding to the call-up at the outbreak of the Great War, a massive and realistic sculpture that succeeds as a work of art as well as a statement of remembrance.
Dennis' birds are carvings his father did - people, animals, free-standing or high-relief.
Letters to Nigeria," work on paper by Marina Hajek, featuring high-relief letters addressing the abduction of girls in that African country.
I have had my students do both high-relief and low-relief sculptures with scraps.
The high-relief stucco sculpture measures 26 feet by 6 feet and includes three main characters wearing rich ornaments of quetzal feathers and jade sitting on the heads of monsters.
Anchoring in deep water, near a shipwreck or other high-relief structure, is a formidable and potentially dangerous task for a new boater.
Schools of the silvery, thick-bodied fish gravitate to high-relief wrecks and hard bottom ledges in 10 to 60 feet of water.
Field model features high-relief engraving, Grade II/III walnut stock and is available with 26- and 28-inch barrels.