from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Sculptural relief that projects very little from the background. Also called bas-relief, basso-relievo.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. See Bas-relief.
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- n. a sculptural relief in which forms extend only slightly from the background; no figures are undercut
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Kessels excelled particularly in religious subjects: "Christ at the Column", colossal busts of Christ and the Virgin Mary, a low relief of the head of Our