"The Massacre of the Innocents"
Bruegel's best-known painting appears to be a Christmas scene, but with a closer look, it becomes the massacre of a village, with the ghostly remnants of children who have been painted over in later years to conceal its true horror
Available since: Fri 17 Jun 2011
- Christopher Lloyd
- Keith Alexander
This clip is from
26/31 Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures Christopher Lloyd explains why he loves Bruegel's works.
First broadcast: 01 May 1993
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