what to call a painting

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what to call a painting

when is une peinture un tableau?

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ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer
Tableau is a generic term, may include a painting, a picture with a frame, the blackboard of the school on which the children write with chalk, etc. While peinture is only the artistic work as such.

what to call a painting

when is une peinture un tableau?

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