alto-relievo

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Related to alto-relievos: basso rilievo, high relief, low relief

al·to-re·lie·vo

also al·to-ri·lie·vo (ăl′tō-rĭ-lē′vō, äl′tō-rēl-yā′vō)
n. pl. al·to-re·lie·vos also al·to-ri·lie·vi (-rēl-yā′vē)
See high relief.

[Italian altorilievo : alto, high; see alto + rilievo, relief; see bas-relief.]

alto-relievo

(ˌæltəʊrɪˈliːvəʊ) or

alto-rilievo

n, pl -vos
(Art Terms) another name for high relief
[C18: from Italian]
References in classic literature ?
The snow reprints it, as it were, in clear white type alto-relievo.