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Basso rilievo

noun (pl) -vos
Italian name for bas-relief
Historical Examples

A basso rilievo of Psyche carried by the Zephyrs was the result.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 8 Various

For him Gibson executed a basso rilievo in terra-cotta, now in the Liverpool museum.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 8 Various

For, as Flaxman remarks, the styles of different hands are sufficiently evident in the alto and basso rilievo.
Museum of Antiquity L. W. Yaggy


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