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Related to relievo: basso relievo, rilievo
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Synonyms for relievo

sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background

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From Wednesday, Dubai will play host to the exclusive regional launch of the newly created Van Gogh Museum Relievo exhibition.
And hence it appears, that Shellwork partakes of the Nature of Painting, if not of Statuary; imitating not only by Colours, but a full Relievo.
But what infinitely enrich'd and adorn'd them, was the sweet intersection, form'd, where they met, at the bottom of the smoothest, roundest, whitest belly, by that central furrow which nature had sunk there, between the soft relievo of two pouting ridges, and which, in this girl, was in perfect simmetry of delicacy and mignature with the rest of her frame: no
El relieve planteado en perspectiva segun una calculada degradacion en profundidad o relievo schiacciato, quedo definido por Donatello ya hacia 1417 en el pedestal de su San Jorge para Orsanmichele y luego, por el propio escultor al frente de un pujante taller, confirmado en las espectaculares plasmaciones de los milagros de San Antonio, 1443-1453, de la Basilica del Santo en Padua.
EBB recalls her childhood "when I had a garden of my own & cut it out into a great Hector of Troy, in relievo, with a high heroic box nose & shoe-ties of columbine.