The masters’ children

Rembrandt family portrait
Rembrandt family portrait

David Swatling examines how the Dutch masters of the Golden Age portrayed children in their paintings and the symbolism of presenting children in a certain way. 

His guests includes Simon Schama, the directors of the Rijksmuseum, the Frans Hans Hals Museum, the Amsterdam Historical Museum, along along with other experts.

Producer: David Swatling

Broadcast: August 2000