In the sentence "...où j'ai vu les plus merveilleuses peintures préhistoriques de ma vie. ", why is tableaux not accepted as a synonym for peintures. My dictionary makes no real distinction between the two words.
Freeform Writing Exercise B2
They are not synonyms:
La peinture is the generic term for anything painted on any kind of surface.Le tableau is specifically something painted on canvas.
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