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demi-rilievo Explained

Demi-rilievo at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Demi-rilievo \Dem"i-ri*lie"vo\, n. [Pref. demi- + It. rilievo.]
(Fine Arts)
(a) Half relief; sculpture in relief of which the figures
project from the background by one half their full
roundness.
(b) A work of sculpture of the above character. See
{Alto-rilievo}.

demi-rilievo at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

Inter: term » demi- + Inter: etyl » it Inter: term » rilievo.

Noun

Inter: en-noun » -
  • Inter: art » s Half relief; sculpture in relief, whose figures project from the background by one half their full roundness.

  • Inter: Webster 191 » 3