Define: known, well-known, very well-known
Connu, bien connu, très connu
this painting is an very well known italian work is rejected
"a very well known", not "an very well known"...
Why not "This painting is a very well known work of Italian art" ?
Why not connu? It refers to the tableau (masculine), no?
No, très connue agrees with oeuvre.
Yes, I got that. But can well-known not refer to the tableau..??
Why does it refer to oeuvre..?
Proximity. Otherwise it would be
Ce tableau très connu est une œuvre italienne, "This well-known painting is an Italian work of art."
famous and well known have the same meaning?