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The Great Art Collection


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France in the 1890s
By the end of the last century a new spirit of enquiry and response to the unknown had started to succeed the almost conventional subjects painted by many of the French
Impressionists. GAUGUIN'S The day of the god and ROUSSEAU'S The sleeping gypsy, described by Edwin Mullins , and CEZANNE'S The bathers, described by Anita Brookner , all share a new restlessness - Gauguin in travel, Rousseau in dreams and Cezanne in predicting the way art was to go in the 20th century.
Today's programme, in the series written and presented by Edwin Mullins , features three masterpieces originally shown in One Hundred
Great Paintings. Directors


Unknown: Edwin Mullins
Unknown: Anita Brookner
Presented By: Edwin Mullins
Unknown: Bill Morton.
Unknown: Christopher Jeans
Unknown: Kenneth Corden
Unknown: Bill Morton
Unknown: Kenneth Corden

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The Great Art Collection

BBC Two England, 23 February 1986 15.30

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