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Secrets of the Divine: The Altarpiece of Cuidad Rodrigo

Secrets of the Divine: The Altarpiece of Cuidad Rodrigo

Equal parts historical art, mystery and scientific exploration, Secrets of the Divine: The Altarpiece of Ciudad Rodrigo delves into the exhibition "Fernando Gallego & His Workshop: The Altarpiece from Ciudad Rodrigo." The altarpiece, or ratablo, adorned an altar at a cathedral in west central Spain. It is considered by scholars to be some of the most beautiful and iconographical ambitious paintings of the 15th century. [56 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Program Description: Equal parts historical art, mystery and scientific exploration, Secrets of the Divine: The Altarpiece of Ciudad Rodrigo delves into the exhibition "Fernando Gallego & His Workshop: The Altarpiece from Ciudad Rodrigo." The altarpiece, or ratablo, adorned an altar at a cathedral in west central Spain. It is considered by scholars to be some of the most beautiful and iconographical ambitious paintings of the 15th century.

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