Definition of Mezzo-relievo

1. Noun. A sculptural relief between low relief and high relief.




Definition of Mezzo-relievo

1. Noun. (alternative form of mezzo-rilievo) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mezzo-relievo

mezuzah
mezuzahs
mezuzas
mezuzot
mezuzoth
mezz
mezza voce
mezzaluna
mezzalunas
mezzanine
mezzanine floor
mezzanines
mezze
mezzes
mezzo
mezzo-relievo (current term)
mezzo-relievos
mezzo-rilievo
mezzo-rilievos
mezzo-soprano
mezzo-sopranos
mezzo forte
mezzo piano
mezzobrow
mezzobrows
mezzos
mezzotinted
mezzotinter
mezzotinters

Literary usage of Mezzo-relievo

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1. Works of the Camden Society by Camden Society (Great Britain), Royal Historical Society (Great Britain) (1889)
"tioned was destroyed ; but I observed at the east end of the church a very particular mezzo-relievo set in the wall, cut within the surface of the stone ..."

2. Handbook of Archæology: Egyptian--Greek--Etruscan--Roman by Hodder Michael Westropp (1878)
"The term alto- relievo is used when the figures seem almost entirely detached from the background; mezzo-relievo when the figure projects from the ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1848)
"Whoever would desire a knowledge of the original causes of the differences of alto, basso, and mezzo relievo, should reud the admirable treatise on the ..."

4. An endeavour to classify the sepulchral remains in Northamptonshire, or a by Charles Henry Hartshorne (1840)
"Mezzo-Relievo. And both may be flatted. When Alto-Relievo is so, ... Mezzo-Relievo so flatted makes what is constantly and properly called Basso-Relievo, ..."

5. An Endeavor to Classify the Sepulchral Remains in Northamptonshire, Or, a by Charles Henry Hartshorne (1840)
"Mezzo-Relievo. And both may be flatted. When Alto-Relievo is so, ... Mezzo-Relievo so flatted makes what is constantly and properly called Basso-Relievo, ..."

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