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Art history series. Amanda Vickery journeys from Renaissance Italy to the Dutch Republic, digging in storerooms and basements to rescue some female artists from the shadows.

Professor Amanda Vickery journeys from Renaissance Italy to the Dutch Republic and discovers a hidden world of female artistry. By digging in storerooms, convents and basements she rescues dazzling female artists from the shadows, and reveal stories of courage and determination in the face of seemingly insurmountable obstacles.

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Last on

Thu 29 May 2014 01:20

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Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Amanda Vickery
Executive Producer Ross Wilson
Producer John Hodgson
Director John Hodgson

Broadcasts

  • Fri 16 May 2014 21:00
  • Mon 19 May 2014 23:25
  • Sat 24 May 2014 01:05
  • Thu 29 May 2014 00:50
  • Thu 29 May 2014 01:20

Hunting the hidden artists

Hunting the hidden artists

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