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Raiders of the Lost Art investigates works of art that were looted or stolen throughout history.Throughout history, some of the world's most amazing works of art have simply disappeared. Through re-enactment, rare archive, and expert comment we see how these treasures were looted, stolen or vanished into the archives. Some have been recovered but many more are still waiting to be found.The show is made in the UK by 3ddproductions & airs on freeview channel 'Yesterday'. In the US, it airs on channel 'Ovation'.
Edvard Munch's iconic artwork The Scream has been stolen on numerous occasions. Hear the cheeky message thieves left in 1994 after pilfering the masterpiece.
Painted during Vienna's cultural heyday, Gustav Klimt's The Woman in Gold was seized by the Nazis during World War II. Hear the story behind this iconic artwork.
The works of Rembrandt - including many of his self-portraits - are scattered across the globe. Tune in to learn more about his majestic masterpieces.
The Greek artist El Greco wasn't particularly appreciated in his lifetime, but became a huge influence on later painters. Hear more about his remarkable work.
Leonardo da Vinci is perhaps history's greatest polymath, with more of his paintings being discovered to this day. Hear about the man behind the canvas.
Learn all about Jan van Eyck, whose works have become highly sought after by buyers and thieves alike. Who exactly was this Renaissance master? Find out today.
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