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le champ de l'espace

English translation: The sea of space

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08:08 Sep 20, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
French term or phrase: le champ de l'espace
It is used in connection with the comparatively empty upper half of Raphael's painting, the Transfiguration. Am I right in thinking that it is the equivalent of the English "sea of space"?
Michael Hoyle
English translation:The sea of space
Explanation:
You are right. You could have a couple of alternatives such as 'the sea of space' or 'the field of space'. I felt the latter might also be appropriate.

You could check up paintings by Raphael on www.artchive.com Its an excellent site for art lovers.

Art, especially surrealism, is a constant preoccupation.

Regards
Roomy Naqvy
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Roomy Naqvy
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Local time: 16:07
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The sea of space


Explanation:
You are right. You could have a couple of alternatives such as 'the sea of space' or 'the field of space'. I felt the latter might also be appropriate.

You could check up paintings by Raphael on www.artchive.com Its an excellent site for art lovers.

Art, especially surrealism, is a constant preoccupation.

Regards
Roomy Naqvy

Roomy Naqvy
India
Local time: 16:07
Native speaker of: Native in HindiHindi
PRO pts in pair: 16

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