Episode 12: Raphael The Relentless
22min - <div dir="auto">Raphael forms the trinity of great masters of the Italian high renaissance... alongside Leonardo and Michelangelo. All three of these artists were working in Rome at the same time. While Michelangelo and Leonardo reached old age, Raphael would die suddenly at just 37, but in that time he still produced a staggering array of works.
Episode 11: Turner Leading Light
22min - <div dir="auto">Joseph Mallord William Turner was hailed as a prodigy from an early age and went on to have a remarkably successful painting career. These experimental works would prove highly controversial amongst his contemporaries.
Episode 10: Capturing Cezanne
22min - <div dir="auto">Paul Cezanne inspired the most lauded artists of the 20th century, but he struggled for years to achieve anywhere near the levels of success. Today one of Cezanne's paintings is rumoured to have sold for the highest price in history.
Episode 9: Vermeer Lost Pearl Of Delft
22min - <div dir="auto">Johannes Vermeer was all but forgotten for centuries and this iconic work lay dormant, overlooked before it was rediscovered.
Episode 8: Monet First Impressions
22min - <div dir="auto">Capturing the changing nature of light was the lifelong obsession of Claude Monet, the father of impressionism. The movement would have its roots in Paris, but would draw on diverse inspiration, to achieve its artistic visions.
Episode 7: Van Gogh's Seven Sunflowers
22min - <div dir="auto">Painted for the arrival of Paul Gaugin in Arles, this set of paintings by Vincent Van Gogh has gone on an astonishing journey ever since
Episode 6: Stealing the Scream
22min - <div dir="auto">One of the world's most-famous works of art has been stolen on numerous occasions. Thieves in 1994 left a message saying only 'thanks for the poor security.'
Episode 5: The Elusive Van Eyck
22min - <div dir="auto">Jan van Eyck left behind a remarkable legacy of works, including the spectacular Ghent altarpiece, but very little evidence of who he exactly was. After he died, his reputation would only grow and grow, and his paintings would become highly sought after by buyers and thieves alike and, in the process, the mysterious tale of the van Eyck family would slowly be revealed.
Episode 4: The Lessons Of Leonardo
22min - <div dir="auto">Leonardo DaVinci is believed in many ways to have been the most talented individual who ever lived. But, While his greatest legacy remains in his art, we're still unearthing the secrets of how he worked.
Episode 3: El Greco Lost In Time
22min - <div dir="auto">It took nearly three centuries for el Greco's paintings to be truly appreciated. no artist has ever been more ahead of his time.
Episode 2: The Many Faces Of Rembrandt
22min - <div dir="auto">These works that span Rembrandt's entire adult life have been scattered across the globe and had a life and history all their own
Episode 1: Klimt Gustav's Gold
22min - <div dir="auto">Painted during Vienna's cultural heyday, Gustav Klimt's "Portrait of Adele" was confiscated by the Nazis during WWII