Of any representation, especially pictures, statues: The same size as the real thing.
Many consider the life-size painting of King Peter to be one of the artist's best works.
Life-size Sentence Examples
The figures are almost life-size.
Outrageous requests, such as a life-size cake version of the bride or the use of edible gold, are not unheard of in the modern cake business and will send the price skyrocketing.
Sculptured slabs form balustrades to the steps leading up to the temple, and its exterior is ornamented with figures in stucco, the outer faces of the four pillars in front having life-size figures of women with children in their arms. The small Temple of Beau Relief stands on a narrow ledge of rock against the steep slope of the mountain.
In the forefront of the new movement are to be found men like Yoneharu Unkai and Shinkai Taketaro; the former chiselled a figure of Jenner for the Medical Association of Japan when they celebrated the centenary of the great physician, and the latter has carved life-size effigies of two Imperial princes who lost their lives in the war with China (1894 95).
A large fragment of a relief also of early date, represents two dancing maenads half life-size.