cavo-rilievo definition

  • noun:
    • sculpture in relief within a sinking designed for the reason, therefore no part of it projects beyond the nearby surface
    • Hollow relief; sculpture in relief within a sinking designed for the point, so no part of it projects beyond the ordinary area around.
    • In sculpture, a kind of relief in which the highest surface is degree using the airplane for the original stone, which can be left across the outlines of the design.
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