relievo

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re·lie·vo

 (rĭ-lē′vō)
n. pl. re·lie·vos
See relief.

[Italian rilievo; see bas-relief.]

relievo

(rɪlˈjeɪvəʊ; rɪˈliːvəʊ)
n, pl -vos
(Art Terms) another name for relief9
[from Italian, literally: raised work]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.relievo - sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding backgroundrelievo - sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background
alto relievo, alto rilievo, high relief - a sculptural relief in which forms extend out from the background to at least half their depth
bas relief, basso relievo, basso rilievo, low relief - a sculptural relief in which forms extend only slightly from the background; no figures are undercut
half-relief, mezzo-relievo, mezzo-rilievo - a sculptural relief between low relief and high relief
sculpture - a three-dimensional work of plastic art
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The museum has partnered up with Fujifilm to create the replicas, called Relievos, with the help of a complex technology, known as Reliefography, that it has taken more than 7 years to develop and only three a day can be made.
It goes on to detail the handsome gilt mouldings and relievos of the proscenium arch, the remodelling of the boxes, the 'Elliptic Arches springing from each Column', the stucco garlands, putti and other baroque ornaments embellishing both the 'Grand' and second tiers and even the gallery facade, the historical motif of the new act drop, and it culminates more practically by pointing to the 'Extra Doors [.
27, 35), A "first draft" of this passage is cited from his unpublished field narrative by one of Stein's biographers: "The first day took me up to the foot of the Mora Pass where diggings done for Deane in 1897 brought to light a mass of fine Buddhist relievos brought to safety in the Calcutta Museum.