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The Sistine Chapel

Duration: 04:01

Andrew Graham Dixon describes the originality of Michelangelo's painting on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, and the reaction from people at the time.

Available since: Mon 9 May 2011

Credits

Presenter
Andrew Graham-Dixon
Executive Producer
Jamie Muir
Executive Producer
Nicholas Rossiter
Producer
Tim Robinson
Director
Tim Robinson

This clip is from

Renaissance Apocalypse

4/6 Andrew Graham-Dixon examines the millennial anxiety of 1499.

First broadcast: 12 Dec 1999

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