noun, plural tab·leaux [ta-blohz, tab-lohz] /tæˈbloʊz, ˈtæb loʊz/, tab·leaus.
- table wine,
- tableau curtain,
- tableau vivant,
Origin of tableau
Examples from the Web for tableaux
In more ways than one, the tableaux have macabre backstories.
The Romanians give us tableaux vivants of past works from Biennales.
The Daily Pic (Venice Biennale Edition): The Romanians give us tableaux vivants of past works from Biennales.
Jeff Wall grew the size of the photographic print in images that reference 18th-century tableaux in painting.
A craze ran through fashionable circles in the fifties for tableaux vivants, and was taken up by the Simpson household.Sir James Young Simpson and Chloroform (1811-1870)|Henry Laing Gordon
And they were gratified, to their heart's content, for the tableaux came!The Humors of Falconbridge|Jonathan F. Kelley
Its collection of fine paintings and tableaux deserves a special mention.Montreal 1535-1914, Volume II (of 2)|William Henry Atherton
Hope says it won't take as much time as the play you had last year, so I suggested that we should have some tableaux as well.A Pair of Schoolgirls|Angela Brazil
It was contended that these sketches infringed the copyright in the pictures from which the tableaux vivants were taken.