This is the second episode in the four-part Painting the World series, hosted by the director of the National Gallery, London, Neil MacGregor. Each episode considers the interaction between the opinions and beliefs of the time, and how certain significant pictures best illustrate the contemporary European view of the world, of the self, and the nature of God. <i>The Family of Darius Before Alexander</i> by Paolo Veronese is the subject of this program about the 16th century. Veronese was an Italian Renaissance painter and one of the great masters of the Venetian school. The BBC originally broadcast this series.
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