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1000 Masterworks - Italian Renaissance

Release Date: 03/27/2012 
Label:  Arthaus Musik   Catalog #: 105016  
Number of Discs: 1 
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A film by Reiner E. Moritz

Masaccio: Profile Portrait of a Young Man (c. 1425)
Leonardo da Vinci: Portrait of Ginevra de’ Benci (1474–78)
Raphael: Portrait of Bindo Altoviti (c. 1515)
Titian: Bacchanal (1525)
Andrea Mantegna: Crucifixion of Christ (1456–59)

1,000 Masterpieces from the Great Museums of the World is one of the most successful TV series about art. The original, with improved image quality, takes us on a fascinating journey through the history of art. Comprehensively illustrated and compellingly presented—the well-known authors of five short art surveys provide a deeper insight into the masterpieces of painting.

In 1400, the blossoming of Renaissance culture in Italy marked
Read more the beginning of a new era. Classical antiquity, humanism, great discoveries and inventions led to a revolutionary intellectual transformation. Man became the measure of all things and the religious mediaeval world view was supplanted. Profane themes such as the autonomous portrait gained importance and artists attained the status of genius for the first time.

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: Dolby Digital 2.0
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Menu languages: German, English, French
Audio languages: English, German, (French)
Running time: 5 x 10 mins
No. of DVDs: 1 (DVD 9) Read less

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