The National Gallery of Art Collection
Picasso: The Saltimbanques (#119)
Itinerant performers, or saltimbanques, are the subject of many of Picasso's works, particularly those of the Rose period. This program traces the process through which curators and conservators discovered earlier compositions--thought to have been lost--beneath the surface of Picasso's painting, Family of Saltimbanques. [28 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Series Description: If you can't take your students to the NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART in Washington D.C., IPTV will bring it to you. Meet national standards in the visual arts for K-12 students, with a wide variety of artists, subjects, techniques and styles.
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