# In the sketch, the height of Whisler's mother was 10 inches and the width of her gown was 8 1/3 inches. In the actual painting, the height of his mother was 50 inches. How would I find the width of her gown?

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Apr 4, 2015

The answer is:

If his mother's height was

Lets say the width of the gown is

Everything should be scaled with the same proportions so: