Poussin - "Venus Spied on by Shepherds"
John Hale describes how Poussin's erotic portrayal of Venus, painted in 1630, celebrated the female nude for its own sake long before it was acceptable to do so
Available since: Fri 17 Jun 2011
- John Hale
- Michael Sanders
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A focus on Nicholas Poussin's painting 'Venus Spied on by Shepherds'.
First broadcast: 14 Sep 1982