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Episode 2: Madonna and Child: Duccio

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Hugh Vickers talks about Duccio's Madonna and Child, which hangs at the National Gallery in London. He compares the painting to other works by Duccio and to other religious art of the time. Show more

Canvas

Series 1

Episode 4: The Frescoes: Domenichino

Duration: 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two England

David Hockney talks about the Frescoes by Domenichino in the National Gallery, London. He explains how the border on the painting depicting Apollo killing the Cyclops affects the picture. Show more

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Series 1

Episode 5: The Guitar Player: Vermeer

Duration: 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Patrick Nuttgens talks about Jan Vermeer's The Guitar Player, considering the artist's use of light and his interest in showing people in domestic settings with musical instruments. Show more

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Episode 8: Portrait of Caroline: Giacometti

Duration: 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Edwin Mullins shines a spotlight on Alberto Giacometti's Portrait of Caroline. He also considers Giacometti's work as a sculptor and shows how he was influenced by Egyptian art. Show more