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Art Encyclopedia - Proportion

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Proportion
Proportion is the relation of one part to another and the relation of these parts to the whole. The relationship must be convincing and reasonable, it must pertain to the natural norm. The parts colud be of a single unit, for example the human body, or they may be the constituents of more than one unit as in the objects in a room. There are many theories, particularly geometrical, relating to proportion.






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