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Poussin : Hidden Lives of Works of Art / ARTE France.

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], ©2012.
Description1 streaming video file (52 min.) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Variant title Hidden Lives of Works of Art
Series Hidden Lives of Works of Art
Hidden lives of works of art. UNAUTHORIZED
Contents Greatest 17th Century French Painter (3:02) -- "Massacre of the Innocents" (3:12) -- "Return of the Holy Family from Egypt" (3:24) -- "The Rest on the Flight into Egypt" (2:17) -- "The Flight into Egypt" (1:47) -- Poussin Self-Portrait (1:45) -- "Saint Frances of Rome Announcing the End of the Plague in Rome" (1:59) -- Pietro del Po's Interpretation (1:58) -- Richard and Robert Pardo's Discovery (4:16) -- "The Flight into Egypt:" Two (5:07) -- Authentication Debate (3:45) -- Self-Expression (1:59) -- Style Changes (3:00) -- Legal Wrangles (4:47) -- National Treasure (2:48) -- "Work By..." (4:04) -- "Judgment of Solomon" (0:42) -- Credits: Poussin: Hidden Lives of Works of Art (0:41)
Abstract Look beneath the surface of any centuries-old painting and you'll find no shortage of stories. More than likely the picture, like an ancient building, has a colorful history of damage and restoration. But some masterpieces tell a separate tale that can't be seen with the eye or a microscope. Poussin Study Day at the Museé des Beaux-Arts in Lyon focused on a single work, The Flight into Egypt , which was acquired in association with the Louvre and other sponsors for 17 million euros. This film delves into that intriguing, lesser-known narrative, reflecting a broad area of art history which museums and experts often prefer to keep quiet - the morass of ownership, authentication, and price issues capable of propelling even the most beloved work into hazardous legal and financial territory. Are these the kinds of forces that should determine a painting's fate? Such questions make this episode unique in the Hidden Lives series. Viewers encounter an entirely different aspect of a painting'
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on February 01, 2014.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 10 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: ARTE France, 2012.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number53599s Films Media Group
Publisher number53600 Films Media Group

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