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The Hand Of Man Vol 5 (DVD)

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Patricia Lown, George Touzenis
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Episode 5 Biennale 2, Show 2 Paris Brimo de Laroussilhe, Paris Brimo, expert in Medieval and Renaissance art, shows George: A Flemish painting by an anonymous artist, painted for the wedding of the daughter of the Brolier family, represented by the Three Graces, with lots of imagery; Outstanding Limoges panels of the 12th century. Brame & Lorenceau, Madame Sylvie Brame, Paris Madame Sylvie Brame tells George about: Caillebotte, as architect and painter and talks about one of his paintings of Trouville, in Normandy; A Boudin painting of the Deauville port, in Normandy; A Fantin-Latour still life of flowers. Partridge Fine Arts, Frank Partridge, London Frank gives Patricia an in-depth tour of his stand: A pair of 1778 capriccio paintings by Vernet, morning and evening; A pair of scagliola and gilt tables designed by Robert Adam and made in 1770; A pair of armchairs made in 1760 for Spencer House, the family of Princess Diana; A pair of red lacquer drinking vessels made in 1690 for drinking beer; A silver tankard, from 1680, in the form of a serving dish; A silver platter made in 1710 by Lewis Mettayer, for presentation to Ambassadors. Galerie Blondeel-Deroyen, Bernard Blondeel, Paris Bernard tells George and Patricia about an extraordinary set of seven Brussels tapestries woven in the middle of the 16th century, which had remained in one castle for 450 years. They represent a hunting scene with Emperor Charles V of Spain and Flanders, from the cartoons of Bernard van Orley, the leading artist of his day in Brussels. Giovanni Sarti, Paris Giovanni talks with George about an early 18th century Italian painting of Saint George and the Dragon, painted in Northern Italy, which could easily be attributed to two artists, Dosso Dossi of Ferrara and Girolamo da Treviso, who worked in Ferrara at the same time, but is considered a Bolognese painter. They discuss the legend and the techniques. Bernheimer-Colnaghi Galleries, Konrad Bernheimer, Munich and London Konrad talks about a pair of 18th century paintings of Venice by Bernardo Belloto, the nephew of Canaletto; A large landscape by the Dutch artist Wilhelm Uppink, resembling a tapestry in its size. Eric Coatalem, Paris Eric tells George about a late 17th century, early 18th century, painter Coypel, who worked at the court of Louis XIV, and was very much influenced by Lebrun, painted on copper; An outstanding painting on marble, of 1635, by Stella, in a marble frame; A painting, by a Northern French artist, which is a visual joke, a double idea.


  • UPC: 889290921901
  • Home Release: 2020-02-18
  • Original Release: 2001
  • Content Provider: Films Around the World
  • Runtime: 48
  • Genre: Documentary
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  • Rating: NR
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  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Disc Format: DVD-5

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Patricia Lown
George Touzenis

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David Amory Lown

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