noun, plural ta·bleaux vi·vants [ta-bloh vee-vahn]. /ta bloʊ viˈvɑ̃/. French.
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Example sentences from the Web for tableau vivant
A first-rank boulevardier in the 1960s tableau, his wives included one Rita Hayworth.
Now those are destroyed, too, and the animals are strewn about, bloating and stinking, as if in a tableau of “Guernica.”
The tableau of five candidates on stage at first seemed more like a set of high school stereotypes than a political debate.
The next minute they are frozen in an eerie, extended tableau vivant——a still-life that's not actually still.‘A Field in England’ Is a Psychedelic Cinematic Trip|Andrew Romano|February 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jean-Dominique Vivant Denon, the first director of the Louvre Museum, had the same plan.
Mr. K— was a bon vivant as well as an accomplished teacher; he liked a sly illusion no less than a careful preparation.Tales and Fantasies|Robert Louis Stevenson
The Tableau des Saints is a still more severe criticism of the heroes of Christendom.Baron d'Holbach|Max Pearson Cushing
Her interruption of the tableau sounded oddly abrupt to ears used to her pleasant accents.At Last|Marion Harland
The curtain fell on a tableau: the Holidays, with their flags and banners, old Father Time, and the happy children.The Story of the Big Front Door|Mary Finley Leonard
Let me enjoy the beauty of the tableau, no matter how it is produced.Pharaoh's Broker|Ellsworth Douglass