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Death and lunacy in art

Duration: 02:20

Sir Kenneth Clark explains the lengths to which Theodore Gericault would go to achieve social realism in his depictions of death, locking himself in a room with corpses

Available since: Mon 13 Jun 2011


Kenneth Clark
Michael Gill
Michael Gill
Peter Montagnon

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Civilisation The Fallacies of Hope

12/13 Sir Kenneth Clark traces the progressive disillusionment of Romantic movement artists.

First broadcast: 11 May 1969

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