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Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane by Andrew Graham-Dixon

Duration: 01:59

A Culture Show special on the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2011, presented by Clemency Burton-Hill. Features interviews with the six shortlisted authors and reports from the ceremony at the Royal Institute of British Architects where the judges revealed the winner of the 20,000 pound prize. Graham-Dixon charts the dark and dangerous life of Caravaggio, and the models, patrons and popes behind some of the most dramatic paintings of the Italian renaissance.

Available since: Wed 6 Jul 2011

Credits

Producer
Eleanor Horne
Executive Producer
Greg Sanderson

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The Culture Show BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2011: A Culture Show Special

A Culture Show special on the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2011.

First broadcast: 07 Jul 2011

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