English translation: The "thunderstruck" aspect of the pictorial tradition of the Renaissance
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14:52 May 21, 2002
French to English translations [PRO] Art/Literary / Characteristics of a picture
French term or phrase:sidération
This appears in a passage about an art exhibition. The phrase is:
"la sidération propre à la tradition picturale de la Renaissance, " Any help will be much appreciated!
sideration paralysis of vital functions all of a sudden, as in to be thunderstruck, literally or figuratively. Renaissance painting has that. People being struck down suddently and stuck in a position, frozen