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The Renaissance Unchained

Episode 4: Hell, Snakes and Giants

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

In the final episode Waldemar Januszczak looks at the surprising climax of the Renaissance as it spiralled into madness and distortion. This was a period full of war, confusion and darkness, which was captured perfectly in the art of Leonardo, Bosch, Arcimboldo, Palissy, the Italian Mannerists and El Greco. Show less

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