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half relief

  1. mezzo-relievo.
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Historical Examples of half relief

  • One of them, in the middle, was in full relief, the other two in half-relief.

    Arts and Crafts Essays


  • Next, he made the little baptismal font of S. Giovanni, wherein are certain scenes in half-relief from the life of that Saint.

  • All round the circumference of each bowl were figures in half-relief, representing a woman dancing.

  • And for a chapel in the Consolazione, at Rome, he made three figures of marble in half-relief.

  • It was carved in half-relief, a full-length figure life-size, stretched out on a ledge of natural rock.


    Susan Hale