Poussin: Hidden Lives of Works of Art (Enhanced DVD)
There is no dearth of stories associated with ancient-time paintings. It is very common for a picture to have a vibrant glittering old history of destruction and renovation associated with it. But there are some legendary masterpieces which recount a different story, the one which is invisible both by the eye and the microscope. Poussin Study Day present in Museé des Beaux-Arts located in Lyon concentrated on
The Flight into Egypt which was obtained in relation with Louvre at a whopping 17 million Euros. The film focuses on that fascinating, little known narrative depicting a vast area of the history of art about which experts and museums opt to stay silent such as the authentication, price concerns able of instigating even the most acclaimed works into dangerous financial and legal sectors. Different questions are highlighted which make the viewers experience a totally different feature of painting’s material career.
(Poussin: Hidden Lives of Works of Art, Enhanced DVD, 52 minutes) ISBN: 978-0-81608-925-3 Copy Right Date: 2012 CC