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Breaking with tradition

Duration: 01:56

Rubens depiction of a Castle's grounds as an endless world of plenty, and Rembrandt's more humble later self portraits went against the grain of celebrating wealth and private property. Presented by John Berger

Available since: Fri 17 Jun 2011

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John Berger

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Ways of Seeing Episode 3

3/4 The invention of oil paint around 1400 enabled an unprecedented degree of realism.

First broadcast: 30 Sep 2008

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