basso relievo


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Noun1.basso relievo - a sculptural relief in which forms extend only slightly from the backgroundbasso relievo - a sculptural relief in which forms extend only slightly from the background; no figures are undercut
relievo, rilievo, sculptural relief, embossment, relief - sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background