sculptured relief intermediate between high relief and bas-relief.
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How to use mezzo-relievo in a sentence
A marble tabernacle, decorated in mezzo-relievo and originally made for the nuns of the convent of the Murate.Tuscan Sculpture of the Fifteenth Century | Estelle M. Hurll
As they are intended for minute inspection, gems are generally in mezzo-relievo.
I have sometimes there observed, in the middle, little statues in mezzo-relievo.The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. 1 (of 6) | Luigi Antonio Lanzi
British Dictionary definitions for mezzo-relievo
carving in which the depth of the relief is halfway between that of high relief and low relief
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