Circles and Lines

Where would you find all this?ย 

The lower section of text gives these proportions:

  • the length of the outspread arms is equal to the height of a man
  • from the hairline to the bottom of the chin is one-tenth of the height of a man
  • from below the chin to the top of the head is one-eighth of the height of a man
  • from above the chest to the top of the head is one-sixth of the height of a man
  • from above the chest to the hairline is one-seventh of the height of a man.
  • the maximum width of the shoulders is a quarter of the height of a man.
  • from the breasts to the top of the head is a quarter of the height of a man.
  • the distance from the elbow to the tip of the hand is a quarter of the height of a man.
  • the distance from the elbow to the armpit is one-eighth of the height of a man.
  • the length of the hand is one-tenth of the height of a man.
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6 thoughts on “Circles and Lines

  1. Wonderful! ๐Ÿ™‚ Did you guys figure it out or Googlify? ๐Ÿ˜› Right answer anyway. ๐Ÿ™‚ The lines are indeed from da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man. ๐Ÿ™‚ Written of course in his laterally inverted manner. ๐Ÿ™‚

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