The World's Greatest Paintings

The stories behind some of the most famous works of art ever devised. Why were these pieces created and what makes them so eternally fascinating? How much did the lives of the artists, and the society and environment they worked in, influence the paintings? Get ready to see truly iconic images in a whole new light with this fascinating art history documentary with Andrew Marr.

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