mezzo-rilievo definition

  • noun:
    • half-relief; a middle amount of relief in numbers, between high and low relief
    • sculpture within sort of relief
    • A middle level of relief in numbers, between large and reduced relief.
    • Sculpture within sorts of relief. See under alto-rilievo.
    • In sculpture, relief higher than bas-relief but less than alto-rilievo; middle relief.
    • some sculpture such relief.
    • a sculptural relief between reduced relief and high relief

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