alto rilievo

  1. a sculptural relief in which forms extend out from the background to at least half their depth
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  • One of the soft, but unpleasant missiles just alluded to, flew by the master's head one morning, and flattened itself against the wall, where it adhered in the form of a convex mass in _alto rilievo_. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 28, February, 1860
  • A lady, no doubt Adelaide herself, appears in _alto rilievo_ on the paddle-box. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 08, No. 46, August, 1861
  • A woman with a creamy voice, and finished in _alto rilievo_, would be a variety in the boarding-house, -- a little more marrow and a little less sinew than our landlady and her daughter and the bombazine-clad female, all of whom are of the turkey-drumstick style of organization. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 16, February, 1859
  • These temples seem to rest upon a fantastic base in which are carved in alto rilievo all the gods of Scientific American Supplement, No. 643, April 28, 1888
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