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FAKE OR FORTUNE?
Toulouse-Lautrec

FAKE OR FORTUNE? Toulouse-Lautrec

 

The team investigates four sketchbooks which may be the work of the young French master. Alain Brun is a French psychoanalyst who lives in Bordeaux. He was given the sketchbooks by his grandmother in the 1960s and she always maintained they were the work of Toulouse Lautrec. Alain sent them to the Lautrec committee to see if they could be authenticated. They came back saying that it was actually the work of Lautrec’s tutor, Princeteau. However, Princeteau experts have disputed this – saying they are far too good. The team searches for evidence to see if they can irrefutably link these sketches to the young Lautrec and change the committee’s mind.

 

 

 

FAKE OR FORTUNE?
Nicholson

 

In 2006 Lyn Fuss bought a still life Glass Jug with Pears on Plates by celebrated British artist William Nicholson. William may have been overshadowed by his more famous son Ben Nicholson, but William’s paintings are very collectable and fetch high prices. Lyn paid £165,000 for her Nicholson. Then in 2011 Lyn was told her picture wouldn’t appear in the official catalogue raisonne of Nicholson’s work. The implication is it’s a fake and, as such, is worth next to nothing. Could there have been a mistake? This is a very personal journey for Lyn since she bought the painting from the gallery of her deceased aunt, who was an authority on Nicholson and wrote the previous catalogue raisonne. The team tries to establish if this is a genuine Nicholson. Lyn not only wants to establish if she has lost the 165, 000 investment but also hopes it’s a chance to clear her aunt’s name.

 

FAKE OR FORTUNE? Nicholson

 

 

 

A Very British Romance with Lucy Worsley
Part 1 of 2

 

Celebrate love with Lucy Worsley as she delves into the seductive history of British romance, uncovering the social, political and cultural forces that shaped ideals of romantic love during the Georgian era, including the novels of Jane Austen.

 

 

 

VICTORIA SEASON 3 ON MASTERPIECE
Part 3 of 8: Et In Arcadia

VICTORIA SEASON 3 ON MASTERPIECE: Part 3 of 8

 

At Osborne House, Albert relishes the opportunity to spend time with the family away from London, but Victoria is desperate to get back to the Palace and the business of politics.

 

 

 

VICTORIA SEASON 3 ON MASTERPIECE
Part 4 of 8: Foreign Bodies

VICTORIA SEASON 3 ON MASTERPIECE: Part 4 of 8

 

When Albert leaves the Palace for Cambridge, Victoria faces the traumatic impact of a cholera epidemic on the streets of London.

 

 

 

Christmas at St. Paul’s

Christmas at St. Paul’s

 

London’s St. Paul’s Cathedral is an iconic landmark that has served host to British royalty for numerous weddings, funerals and celebrations. CHRISTMAS AT ST. PAUL’S goes behind the scenes as the cathedral gears up for the Christmas season, when an expected 45,000 visitors will pass through its doors.

 

 

 

VICTORIA SEASON 3 ON MASTERPIECE
Part 5 of 8: A Show of Unity

VICTORIA SEASON 3 ON MASTERPIECE: Part 5 of 8

 

After an assassination attempt, the Royals visit Ireland. Intrigue, conflict and romance all blossom during a stay at the Palmerston estate.

 

 

 

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