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Foreshortening

 

in art, the reduction of depicted forms as required by the laws of perspective. In murals, foreshortening often conveys movement and space most effectively.

REFERENCE

Rathe, K. Die Ausdrucksfunktion extrem verkürzter Figuren. Leipzig, 1938.
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