The Secret of a Master Painter
The Netherlands has an illustrious history of unparalleled worldwide fame when it comes to painting. The key question is, what is the secret of these great masterpieces? In this programme, which is a POSVIDEO production commissioned by AVROTROS, a team of leading experts takes up the ultimate challenge to reconstruct six of the most diverse Dutch masterpieces. In the process the experts pull out all the stops to get as close as possible to the artist’s technique, style and perception of the world. The team consists of artist Jasper Krabbé, painter Charlotte Caspers, restorer Michel van de Laar, carpenter Berd Visscher and professor and materials expert, Joris Dik.