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Season 1, Episode 2

Why are we so obsessed with Leonardo da Vinci, and a virtual tour of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.


Leonardo da Vinci, probably towards the end of his life by his student Franscesco Melzi (1491-1570).

Close-up of School of Athens (1509-1511) by Raphael (1483-1520). The Plato figure is a depiction of Leonardo da Vinci.

Portrait of a man in red chalk (c.1510) in Biblioteca Reale, Turin. Widely accepted as a self-portrait of Leonardo da Vinci.

Salvator Mundi (c.1500), by Leonardo da Vinci

Saint John the Baptist (c. 1513-1516), by Leonardo da Vinci

Story about Louvre’s Salvator Mundi catalogue

Waldemar’s video on the Leonardo show at the National Gallery


Rijksmuseum Tour

Visit Van Eyck as a VIP

Waldemar’s video for the Sunday Times on the Ghent show

The Night Watch (1642) by Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669)

The Milkmaid (c. 1657-1658) by Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675)

Still Life with Cheese (c.1615) by Floris van Dyck (1575-1651)

The Jewish Bride (1665) by Rembrandt (1606-1669)

Ghent Alterpiece (mid 1420s-1432) by Van Eyck (1390-1441)


Pope Pius VII (1742-1823) (1819), by Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830)

Queen Charlotte (1789) by Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830)

Portrait of Pope Julius II (1511-12) by Raphael

Portrait of Innocent X (1650) by Diego Velazquez (1599-1660)

Laocoon and His Sons

Apollo of the Belvedere

Saint Agnes and Dorothy (1650) by Michaelina Wautier (1617-1689)