noun, plural al·to-re·lie·vos.
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Against the pillars that support these arches, were affixed whole-length figures, or cariatides, in alto-relievo.Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. II. (of 2)|Dawson Turner
Did you see his alto-relievo of a Druid's head in the Art club?The Incendiary|W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
We pass through a vestibule between polished granite monoliths, or adorned with choice marble sculpture in alto-relievo.
In the centre of the attica stands a figure of Minerva in alto-relievo, with spear, helmet, and shield.Old Rome|Robert Burn
Both tombs are elaborately carved, the medallions in alto-relievo being of very delicate work.Cathedral Cities of Spain|William Wiehe Collins