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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Guillaume Charloux, of the CNRS Orient & Mediterranee joint research unit, who surveyed the site during this period, said that "these findings, in a sector that remains virtually unexplored, are truly unique." The three rocky outcrops making up what is now known as "Camel Site", located 8km north of Sakaka, exhibit low- and high-relief realistic representations of at least 11 dromedaries (an Arabian camel) and two donkeys or mules.
Caption: High-relief and low-relief elements were added on the clay cylinders by either drawing into the clay or adding to it with more clay.
(ii) high-relief carvings (the motifs are plastically carved out from the bone surface) (Table 3c);
High-relief wrecks are very attractive to barracudas and king mackerel.
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.
The high-relief of the right door shows <<The Conversation of the Twelve-Year-Old Christ with the Pharisees>>.
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.
Schofield made massive sideboard pieces, trays and teasets, but he specialised in candelabra and cruets of matchless elegance and symmetry, with crisply fashioned high-relief decoration.
An optional high-relief version (Type 72HR) is also available.
Field models feature a high-relief engraving, and sporting models feature a gold-accented engraving.
Each work is different, incorporating a range of treatments from high-relief impasto to shallow washes with defined brushwork.
Hard stratum comprised patchy "high-relief outcrops" of rock, boulders, and sand.