Definition of Frontality

1. Noun. (arts) The quality or state of being frontal ¹

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Definition of Frontality

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frontality

frontal sinus
frontal sinus aperture
frontal sinuses
frontal sinusitis
frontal squama
frontal suture
frontal triangle
frontal tuber
frontal veins
frontal wedgie
frontal wedgies
frontal zone contraction theory
frontalis muscle
frontality (current term)

Literary usage of Frontality

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1. Apollo: An Illustrated Manual of the History of Art Throughout the Ages by Salomon Reinach (1907)
"Conventions of Egyptian Art.—Lange's "Law of frontality."—Egyptian Decorative Motives.—The Idea of Duration dominant in Egyptian ..."

2. The Story of Art Throughout the Ages: An Illustrated Record by Salomon Reinach (1904)
"Conventions of Egyptian Art.— Lange's "Law of frontality."—Egyptian Decorative Motives.—The Idea of Duration dominant in Egyptian Art.—Chaldaean Art: The ..."

3. Early Christian Iconography and A School of Ivory Carvers in Provence by Earl Baldwin Smith (1918)
"Here the swathed Lazarus with his head covered is represented standing in strict frontality in the entrance of a gabled ( ?) facade. ..."

4. Roman Sculpture from Augustus to Constantine by Eugénie (Sellers) Strong (1907)
"... at the Court of Lycomedes of the Capitol," the figures,though brought into one plane and tending to frontality, are yet harmoniously inter-related. ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"19), the frontality of the central figure, and the strict symmetry of the grouping, which imparts an almost geometrical regularity to the main lines of the ..."

6. The Monuments of Christian Rome from Constantine to the Renaissance by Arthur Lincoln Frothingham (1908)
"... the absolute immobility and frontality of the two end figures is typical of a general fact: that for several centuries (V1I-XII) there were two canons, ..."

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