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Vitruvian Man

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The Vitruvian Man drawing.

EtymologyEdit

Leonardo da Vinci's drawing is based and named on the correlations of ideal human proportions described by the ancient Roman architect Vitruvius. According to Vitruvius the human figure should be the principal source of proportion in the architecture.

Proper nounEdit

Vitruvian Man

  1. A drawing of anatomy created by Leonardo da Vinci around the year 1487, or a representation of it.

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