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The Impressionists and light

Duration: 04:56

Monet famously said of impressionism that "Light is the principal person in the picture". This philosophy united the impressionists and it can be seen in their representations of reflections and ripples on water

Available since: Fri 17 Jun 2011


Kenneth Clark
Peter Montagnon
Ann Turner
Michael Gill
Peter Montagnon

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Civilisation The Worship of Nature

11/13 Sir Kenneth Clark examines the belief in the divinity of nature.

First broadcast: 04 May 1969

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