Translation of half-length in Spanish:


de medio cuerpo, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌhæfˈlɛŋθ/


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    de medio cuerpo
    a half-length portrait un retrato de medio cuerpo
    • Other highlights from the collection include a half-length cast bronze bust of George Bernard Shaw by Prince Paul Troubetskoy, signed and dated 1908.
    • Most of his 60 or so known paintings, mainly half-length portraits, date from 1642-6 after he had moved with Charles I's Civil War court to Oxford.
    • Sari-clad women move behind, like a frieze, one with her back turned, just below a painted half-length figure.
    • The most visually startling images were two half-length portraits from her ‘Bodybuilders’ series.
    • Caravaggio returns to the half-length format of his early genre scenes, but all naturalistic bravura and illusionistic detail are gone.