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La vie cachée des oeuvres


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La vie cachée des oeuvres

Editor(s) of the series: Stan Neumann

 Concept: Choose a great painter in the collections of the Louvre Museum. Unhook all his pictures from the walls. Them out of their frames, put them on an easel at eye level, to gather them all in one room. Bringing worldwide curators, historians, conservators, scientists - the leading experts of the painter's work and meet in the room with the works for two days. Let them study and discuss freely. Thus the viewer invited to join the heart of these encounters, discovers the latest research, observing scientists, art historians and international experts who question from the latest technical studies by laboratory Museums of France.

Author(s): Juliette Garcias

Director(s): Juliette Garcias, Stan Neumann

Scientific advisor(s): Vincent Delieuvin

Synopsis: We discover the complex workings of the Rome Renaissance great master studio. Many paintings are multi-hand worked. Who then is the creator? Who are his associates? The preparatory drawings study from the rich collection of the Louvre, illuminate understanding of these works.




43 et 52 minutes


François Bertrand, Camera Lucida Productions ; Catherine Derosier-Pouchous, Musée du Louvre


Arte France

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Camera Lucida Productions

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Heure Exquise

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