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A History of Art in Three Colours: Blue (BBC Documentary)


Lapis lazuli with pyrite. Afghanistan.

History of Art in Three Colours Episode 2 of 3

When, in the Middle Ages, the precious blue stone lapis lazuli arrived in Europe from the East, blue became the most exotic and mysterious of colours. And it was artists who used it to offer us tantalising glimpses of other worlds beyond our own.

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