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Use "bas-relief" in a sentence
""Pape Moe Mysterious Water," an oak bas-relief, carved by Gauguin in 1894, has not been seen by the American public since the 1920s."
"While visiting a museum in Mosul, he finds nine papyrus scrolls tucked in the belly of a bas-relief sculpture: they have been perfectly preserved for more than two thousand years."
"Another piece, "Musique Barbare (Barbaric Music)," an 1893 work in pencil, ink and watercolor, has never been publicly displayed in the United States, while "Pape Moe (Mysterious Water)," an oak bas-relief carved by Gauguin in 1894, has not been seen by the American public since the 1920s."