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The Birth of Impressionism

Duration: 03:35

Waldemar Januszczak on the power of the Paris Salon since its creation in 1673, and how its rejection in the 1870s by a group of artists including Degas, Monet and Pissarro marked the birth of Impressionism.

Available since: Sat 13 Jun 2009

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Waldemar Januszczak
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Waldemar Januszczak
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Waldemar Januszczak

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Manet: the Man Who Invented Modern Art

Waldemar Januszczak tells the story of 19th-century French artist Manet's dramatic life.

First broadcast: 13 Jun 2009

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