Art Detectives - series 2, 3

Dr. Bendor Grosvenor and social historian Emma Dabiri delve into local museums and country houses to look for lost and hidden treasures. Together they discover the unique stories behind the paintings and restore them for public enjoyment.

Episodes

Air Date: January 12, 2022 - 58:40
Petworth House in West Sussex is one of the great baroque treasure houses of England and Bendor finds two paintings which he feels warrant investigation; could they be an actual Van Dyck and a Titian?
Air Date: January 05, 2022 - 58:37
Dr Bendor Grosvenor and Emma Dabiri travel to Tiverton, Devon to investigate a small portrait of Rembrandt in the collection of a National Trust house, Knightshayes Court.
Air Date: December 29, 2021 - 58:38
Manchester's anti-slave and suffragette histories are explored when Bendor and Emma visit Manchester Art Gallery.
Air Date: October 06, 2021 - 58:35
Dr Bendor Grosvenor and Emma Dabiri travel to Arbroath, Scotland, to investigate what could be a true Old Master painting, obscured by 400 years of dirt and old varnish.
Air Date: September 29, 2021 - 58:37
Dr Bendor Grosvenor and Emma Dabiri travel to Carmarthenshire to investigate two intriguing portraits of a local nobleman and his wife, the Earl and Countess of Carbery, possibly painted by the great Sir Peter Lely in the 17th century.
Air Date: September 22, 2021 - 58:25
Dr. Bendor Grosvenor and social historian Emma Dabiri delve into local museums and country houses to look for lost and hidden treasures.In this episode they explore the Derby Museum and its collection of Joseph Wright of Derby paintings.
Air Date: September 15, 2021 - 58:38
Dr. Bendor Grosvenor and social historian Emma Dabiri delve into local museums and country houses to look for lost and hidden treasures. In this episode they explore Pollok House, a country house right in the middle of a Glasgow city park.