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David Hockney's secret knowledge

Author: David Hockney, artist.; Randall Wright, film producer.; Films for the Humanities (Firm); British Broadcasting Corporation.; BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
Publisher: Princteon, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Investigation of how early painters used simple cameras to capture realistic images--400 years before the invention of the photograph. Examines works by Jan Van Eyck, Vermeer, Holbein, Caravaggio and Velázquez. Demonstrates methods using camera lucida, camera obscura and convex mirrors.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Hockney, artist.; Randall Wright, film producer.; Films for the Humanities (Firm); British Broadcasting Corporation.; BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
OCLC Number: 51549873
Notes: Title from disc surface.
"BBC Worldwide"--Container.
Originally produced in 2001.
"FFH 30692"--Disc label.
Credits: Photography, John Hooper; camera, John Middelkoof, Mark Treays, Stefano Di Murano; graphics, Pete Wane, Duncan.
Performer(s): Narrator: David Hockney.
Description: 1 videodisc (81 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: David Hockney ; a BBC Production ; produced and directed by Randall Wright.

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Investigation of how early painters used simple cameras to capture realistic images--400 years before the invention of the photograph. Examines works by Jan Van Eyck, Vermeer, Holbein, Caravaggio and Velázquez. Demonstrates methods using camera lucida, camera obscura and convex mirrors.

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