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|Japanese to English translations [PRO]|
|Japanese term or phrase: ピカソの「肘掛け椅子のベルベット帽の女と鳩」|
|What is the official title for this Picasso painting? Any help would be appreciated.|
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|Thanks again! (That sight was right in front of my eyes but I never checked it out before!)|
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Woman on an armchair wearing a Velvet Hat, with a dove.
The URL's that yosh gave you are from providers in Japan. There is a good chance that they are a translation of the Japanese that you have, made by a (Japanese?) non-native speaker of English.
In particular, one would normally expect an indefinate article before the pigeon (unecessary in French), and there is a little confusion whether the woman is wearing the hat or, like the pigeon, it is in the same picture.
But these are not the only problem invovled in translating the original title, which is no doubt in French. I guess it is something like
Femme au chapeau velour dans un/ su / au fauteuil, et pigeon/columbe.
for a the basis of the above guess.
There are paintings called
Femme dans un Fauteuil
Femme en Rouge su Fauteuil
Femme au Fauteuil Rouge
Femme au Chapeau
Personnage et Colombe
Picasso often painted doves
and there is even a discussion on the significance he placed on pigeons as opposed to doves at
Since there is only one word, hato, for sourde / pigeon / colombe (pigeon / dove in English) the distinction between the these words be lost.
I would in any event recommend that you find out the original French and then translate that into English.
The phone number of the Miyazaki Prefectural Art Museum is
If you have any problem with French, the please ask me.
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