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Art of France

Synopsis
Three episode series tracing the history of French art, presented by art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon. Beginning with the arrival of Classicism and the Age of Enlightenment, the series proceeeds through the upheavals of the French Revolution - reflected in the paintings of Gericault, David, Ingres and Delacroix - and finishes with a look at Impressionism and its far-reaching influence on almost every art movement of the modern era.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2017
Notes
Each episode is also available to buy separately at £195.00 [+VAT, +P&P].
Subjects
Art; History
Keywords
architecture - French; Degas, Edgar (1834-1917); French Revolution; Gothic style; Impressionism; Ingres, Jean-August-Dominique (1780-1867); Monet, Claude (1840-1926); Napoleon Bonaparte; Poussin, Nicolas (1594-1665); art - French; Géricualt, Théodore; David, Jacques Louis; Watteau, Jean-Antoine

Credits

Writer
Andrew Graham-Dixon
Contributor
Andrew Graham-Dixon

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£585.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
150 minutes
Year
2017

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Distributor

Name

BBC Active Video for Learning

Contact
Carolina Fernandez Jeremy Wilcox (CF - for educational enquiries JW - channel sales manager)
Email
BBCStudiosLearning@bbc.com
Address
Now part of BBC Learning
Notes
This company is no longer trading under this name and currently does not have a web presence. It was originally a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Pearson Education. Formerly known as ‘BBC Worldwide Learning Studies’ and before that as ‘Videos for Education & Training’

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