Andrew Graham-Dixon explores how art took a dramatic turn after the French Revolution, looking at artists including Jacques-Louis David, Delacroix and Gericault.
Andrew Graham-Dixon explores how art in France took a dramatic turn following the French Revolution that ushered in a bold new world. From the execution of King Louis XVI and the rise of Napoleon Bonaparte - a figure who simultaneously repelled and inspired artists of his time - through to the rise of Romanticism and an art of seduction, sex and high drama, Andrew explores artists including Jacques-Louis David - whose art appeared on the barricades and in the streets - as well as the work of Delacroix, Ingres and the tragic but brilliant Theodore Gericault.
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
|Executive Producer||Basil Comely|
|Series Producer||Silvia Sacco|
|Production Manager||Imogen Stringer|