alto-relievo, figures carved out of a tablet so as to project at least one half from its surface.
Did you see his alto-relievo of a Druid's head in the Art club?
Above is an alto-relievo subject of the Slaughter of the Innocents.
Both tombs are elaborately carved, the medallions in alto-relievo being of very delicate work.
In the centre of the attica stands a figure of Minerva in alto-relievo, with spear, helmet, and shield.
Against the pillars that support these arches, were affixed whole-length figures, or cariatides, in alto-relievo.
This is a female figure in alto-relievo on the wall, somewhat above and in front of him.
We pass through a vestibule between polished granite monoliths, or adorned with choice marble sculpture in alto-relievo.
The small detached chapel dedicated to St.-Hubert is much admired for its sculptural embellishments in alto-relievo.
The twelve busts in alto-relievo surround it like a beautiful wreath.