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la peinture
the art of painting
le tableau
the painting
le sculpteur
person who sculpts
le maître
the guide,
le modéle
the standard, example
le chef d'oeuvre
masterpiece
le navet
a flop
la peinture à huile
oil painting
l'aquarelle
water color
la nature morte
still life
le nu
nude painting
le coucher de soleil
the sunset
la scéne d'intèrieur
painting of one part of a room
la marine
marine life painting
le paysage
scenery
la toile
canvas
le pinceau
brush
la lumière
light
l'ombre
the shadow
la ligne
the line
la tache
spot/stain
le trait
brush stroke
le paysan
countryside
le premier plan
foreground
l'arrière plan
background
le fond
background
l'exposition
exhibit
le goût
the taste
la grotte
grotto
L'Ecole de Beaux Arts
School of Fine Arts
Le Louvre
museum in France
Le musée d'Orsay
impressionist museum in France
le chevalet
easel
le trésor
the treasure
une esquisse
sketch
en argile
clay
un mélange
a mixture
un auto potrait
a self potrait
la génie
genious
l'atelier
workshop
peindre
to paint
esquisser
to sketch
dessiner
to draw
colorier
to color
exposer
to expose
critiquer
to criticize
imprimer
to print
rejeter
to reject
prévenir
to prevent
relier
to link
créer
to create
juxtaposer
to place side by side, juxtapose
aimer bien
to like a lot
comparer à
to compare to
montrer
to show
choquer
to shock
remarquer
to notice
se rendre compte
to notice
devenir
to become
réaliser un rêve/ une oeuvre
realize a dream, a work
s'installer à
settle in
vivre
to live
consister à
to consist of
mourir
to die
illustrer
to illustrate
abandonner
to abandon
se mettre à
to start
révéler
to reveal
adapter
to adapt
tenir
to hold
maintenir
to maintain
transformer
to transform
exposer
to expose
apparaître
to appear
dépeindre
to depict
mettre en valeur
to portray
faire surgir
bring to life
commun
common
magnifique
magnificent
éclairé
lit
inestimable
priceless
mélange
mixed
abstrait
abstract
admiratif
admirable
galant
elegant
isolé
isolated
droit
straight
courbe
curvy, curved
levant
rising
couchant
setting
exquis(e)
exquisite
brilliant
brilliant
froid
cold
choquant
shocking
Il s'agit de...
It's about...
en plein air
in the open air
face à la nature
facing nature
au bord de
on the edge of
à cette époque-là
this era
en huile
oil
aux environs
around
désormais
as of now, henceforth
ce qui est frappant c'est que...
it is striking that...
ca me plait
it pleases me
être impressionné
to be impressed
influencé par
to be influenced by
conter parmi...
count among...
s'acheminer vers
proceed towards
se distinguer par
to distinguish
se consacrer
to dedicate
la vie quotidienne
daily life
s'intéresser à
to be interested in