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date: 24 May 2024

Plasticity 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium
Author(s):
Anthony CutlerAnthony Cutler

the quality in an image of appearing to be modeled, and esp. of being monumental and thus “real.” In classical relief sculpture plasticity was achieved by carefully graduated planes of recession and the use of undercutting: these techniques mark the best ... ...

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