[Answer] Is this an example of a relief? Why? What type of relief sculpture is it? Explain.

Answer: It is an example of a relief because projecting from the background are square panels placed sideways and forward. It would be an example of a high relief because the squares are entirely projecting from the red background.
Is this an example of a relief? Why? What type of relief sculpture is it? Explain.

Gupta art is the art of the Gupta Empire which ruled most of northern India with its peak between about 300 and 480 CE surviving in much reduced form until c. 550.The Gupta period is generally regarded as a classic peak and golden age of North Indian art for all the major religious groups. Although painting was evidently widespread the surviving works are almost all religious sculpture .

Relief carving is a type of wood carving in which figures are carved in a flat panel of wood. The figures project only slightly from the background rather than standing freely. Depending on the degree of projection reliefs may also be classified as high or medium relief. Relief carving can be described as “carving pictures in wood”.

The Burney Relief (also known as the Queen of the Night relief) is a Mesopotamian terracotta plaque in high relief of the Isin-Larsa period or Old- Babylonian period depicting a winged nude goddess-like figure with bird’s talons flanked by owls and perched upon …

Relief carving – Wikipedia

Relief – Wikipedia

Relief – Wikipedia

Relief – Wikipedia

Mon Mar 22 2004 13:30:00 GMT-0500 (Eastern Standard Time) · Relief is a sculptural technique where the scu…

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