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Francisco Goya: The Third of May 1808 

The Golden Age of Dutch Art boasted Johannes Vermeer (1632-75), whose showpiece, "The Art of Painting" (c. 1666-68), is critically examined and analyzed. The painting's planned prominent role in the ill-fated Third Reich is also described.

Director:

Lucie Donahue

Writer:

Russell Davies

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Samuel West ... Himself - Narrator (voice)
Richard Cork Richard Cork ... Himself - Art Critic
George Deem George Deem ... Himself - Artist
Mariet de Winkel Mariet de Winkel ... Herself - Dress Historian
Taco Dibbits Taco Dibbits ... Himself - Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
S. Laine Faison S. Laine Faison ... Himself - Art Looting Investigation Unit, U.S. Army
Peter Greenaway ... Himself - Filmmaker
Sophie Huvos Sophie Huvos ... Herself - Daughter of Jaromir Czernin
Jonathan Jones Jonathan Jones ... Himself - Art Critic, The Guardian
Walter Liedtke Walter Liedtke ... Himself - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Jonathan Petropoulos Jonathan Petropoulos ... Himself - Author, Art as Politics in the Third Reich
Eric Jan Sluister Eric Jan Sluister ... Himself - University of Amsterdam
Philip Steadman Philip Steadman ... Himself - Author, Vermeer's Camera
Bas van der Wulp Bas van der Wulp ... Himself - Municipal Archive, Delft
Jorgen Wadum Jorgen Wadum ... Himself - Mauritshuis, The Hague
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The Golden Age of Dutch Art boasted Johannes Vermeer (1632-75), whose showpiece, "The Art of Painting" (c. 1666-68), is critically examined and analyzed. The painting's planned prominent role in the ill-fated Third Reich is also described.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 2005 (USA) See more »

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(DVD)

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Color
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