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Spanish translation: naturaleza muerta

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English term or phrase:still life
Spanish translation:naturaleza muerta
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09:46 Apr 26, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: still life
I need to translate "still life" as the context of a painting.
maria
Naturaleza muerta
Explanation:
Still life= Naturaleza Muerta.
La Naturaleza muerta es una pintura del periodo medio donde
las formas aún se conservan comenzando su desintegración.

Saludos afectuosos de Oso ¶:^)


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naI'd like to support Oso, "Naturaleza muerta"
Parrot
nabodegon
Isabel Peralta
naNaturaleza Muerta (2)xxxOso
nabodegónmjnmc
naNaturaleza muertaxxxOso


  

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2 mins
Naturaleza muerta


Explanation:
Still life= Naturaleza Muerta.
La Naturaleza muerta es una pintura del periodo medio donde
las formas aún se conservan comenzando su desintegración.

Saludos afectuosos de Oso ¶:^)


www.artephilips.cl/obras/natumuer.htm s

xxxOso
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 9863
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Gabriela Tenenbaum
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2 mins
bodegón


Explanation:
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mjnmc
Local time: 11:42
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Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
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14 mins
Naturaleza Muerta (2)


Explanation:
Estimada María:
Aquí le incluyo una segunda referencia del término Naturaleza Muerta para Still Life que encontré en una página de Internet:

"En el siglo XVII se entendía por bodegón «los lienzos con cosas de comer, con quien las vende o las consume». En la actualidad la definición se amplia a «la representación de objetos cotidianos, a menudo comestibles, presentados en toda su inmediatez y abandonada realidad». También, y por la ausencia total de cualquier tipo de movimiento o vida natural de sus elementos, se denominan Naturalezas muertas.


Tanto el término centroeuropeo Still-Leven como el anglosajón Still Life significan «vida inmóvil» y en Francia, durante los siglos XVII y XVIII, se utilizó el término vie coye o coite (vida inmóvil) y nature reposée traducido como naturaleza aquietada. En España, los tratadistas emplearon junto al término bodegón expresiones como pintar de lo natural o imitar la naturaleza."

Saludos afectuosos de Oso ¶:^)
¡Mucha suerte con su traducción!



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xxxOso
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38 mins
bodegon


Explanation:
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Isabel Peralta
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1 hr
I'd like to support Oso, "Naturaleza muerta"


Explanation:
This is because the "bodegón" is a more specific sub-genre of still life, in which the subject matter is mostly limited to the "bodega" or the "buena mesa". Still life, however, can be bottles, flower arrangements, fruits, drapery, garbage...


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