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Baroque: From St Peters to St Pauls

Series 1, Episode 1

Baroque: From St Peters to St Pauls

This first episode begins at St Peter's in Rome and details the birth of the Baroque tradition as it burst forth in Italy. This programme features outstanding high definition footage of St Peter's Basilica, as well as other gems of the Italian Baroque. Three-part series exploring the Baroque tradition in many of its key locations. Starting in Italy and following the spread of the wildfire across Europe and beyond, art critic Waldemar Januszczak takes a tour of the best examples of Baroque to be found, and tells the best stories behind those works.

 Read more Read less Duration: 3000 min