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Episode 4 of 4

Duration: 30 minutes

Monty Don charts the appearances and meanings of the rose in art, focusing on the works of Renaissance artists and the rose-obsessed Dante Gabriel Rossetti. This particular flower is often used as a depiction of romantic love, but since classical times it has also been a symbol of death, rebirth, sin, sex, secrecy and decadence.

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Monty Don
Series Producer
Ceri Sherlock
Executive Producer
Krishan Arora
Paul Islwyn Thomas


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