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Body proportions         
  • Drawing of a human male, showing the order of measurement in preparation for a figurative art work (Lantéri, 1903)<ref name= Lanteri />
  • Venus of Brassempouy, about 25,000 years ago
RATIO
Canon of Proportions; Human proportions; Ideal female form; Body proportion; Human proportion; Scaling of body proportions; Leg-to-body ratio; Artistic anatomy
While there is significant variation in anatomical proportions between people, certain body proportions have become canonical in figurative art. The study of body proportions, as part of the study of artistic anatomy, explores the relation of the elements of the human body to each other and to the whole.
Artistic canons of body proportions         
  • ''Figure Drawing for All It's Worth'']]
  • alt=A Roman copy in marble of the original Greek bronze statue of a standing man in contraposto pose
  • alt=a bronze sculpture of dancing figure, with four arms
FORMALLY CODIFIED SET OF CRITERIA DEEMED MANDATORY FOR A PARTICULAR ARTISTIC STYLE OF FIGURATIVE ART
Aesthetic correctness; Aesthetically correct; Aesthetic canons; Canon of proportions; Aesthetic canon; Artistic canon; Canons of body proportions; Artistic canon of body proportions; Artistic canons of body proportion
An artistic canon of body proportions (or aesthetic canon of proportion), in the sphere of visual arts, is a formally codified set of criteria deemed mandatory for a particular artistic style of figurative art. The word 'canon' (from , a measuring rod or standard) was first used for this type of rule in Classical Greece, where it set a reference standard for body proportions, so as to produce a harmoniously formed figure appropriate to depict gods or kings.
Body snatching         
  • Screenshot from the trailer of ''[[Invasion of the Body Snatchers]]'' (1956).
  • In rural parts of northern India, the lowest classes sometimes cannot obtain wood for cremation or ground for burial, and the exposure of bodies is the result.
  • A cadaver in a dissecting room.
  • [[Mortsafe]] in Greyfriars Kirkyard, Edinburgh
SECRET REMOVAL OF CORPSES FROM BURIAL SITES
Body snatchers; Body snatcher; Body-snatcher; Body-snatching; Bodysnatching; Body theft; Body thief; Body thefts; Body thieves
Body snatching is the illicit removal of corpses from graves, morgues, and other burial sites. Body snatching is distinct from the act of grave robbery as grave robbing does not explicitly involve the removal of the corpse, but rather theft of the burial site itself.
Pronunciation examples for Body proportions
1. You've got body proportions that looked very much like people
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