|01||01||Judith Beheading Holofernes||20000327||20010522||Drama documentaries this week looking at the creation of specific paintings.|
Series of drama documentaries inspired by great paintings,
Lucy Gough's drama reflects on the problems of being a female artist in 17th-century Florence.
Germaine Greer discusses Artemesia Gentileschi's interpretation of the apocryphal story of Judith's seduction and decapitation of the enemy leader Holofernes.
|01||02||Nocturne In Blue And Gold||20000328||20010523||by Geoffrey Beevers.|
Whistler's painting of Old Battersea Bridge prompted Ruskin to accuse the artist of `flinging a pot of paint in the face of the public'.
A libel case ensued which many believe changed the course of art history.
Richard Dorment examines the painting.
|01||03 LAST||Nevermore||20000329||20010524||Nicholas Mcinerny's drama tells the story of Gauguin's painting, a response to the death of his wife's baby.|
Gauguin responded with one of his most striking paintings, depicting his wife as a nude Venus in a tropical setting, with a raven gazing over the scene.
With Anton Lesser and Inika Leigh Wright.
The painting is discussed by Prof John House.
|02||01||The Last Of England||20030121||by David Calcutt.|
Ford Madox Brown's masterpiece depicts emigrants on a boat bound for Australia.
|02||02||The Death Of Chatterton||20030122||by Kelvin Segger.|
The story behind Henry Wallis's depiction of the suicide of a young romantic poet.
|02||03 LAST||Judith Beheading Holofernes||20030123||Rembrandt's Return of the Prodigal Son hangs in St Petersburg, the starting point for Tim Jackson's play.|