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Alastair Sooke uncovers violent imagery and terrifying devils in Orvieto cathedral

Duration: 01:05

Alastair Sooke explores the work of Italian artist Luca Signorelli, whose Last Judgement cycle in Orivieto Cathedral signals a fascinating and disturbing interpretation of the Devil - inspired in part by the turbulent social and political times in 15th Century Italy.

Available since: Wed 24 Oct 2012

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How the Devil Got His Horns: A Diabolical Tale

Alastair Sooke reveals how the Devil's image was created by artists of the Middle Ages.

First broadcast: 29 Oct 2012

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