Britain's Lost Masterpieces

Join Dr. Bendor Grosvenor and Jacky Klein as they seek out the work of some of the biggest names in art, lying hidden in local museums and country houses all across Britain.

Britain's publicly owned art collection contains over 210,000 paintings. But at any one time, over 80 percent of these are locked away in storage. And, among this secret treasure trove of mystery paintings are some of the finest works of art the public owns - but didn't know they had. There might even be some priceless Old Masters lost in the vaults.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC Four (2016 - now)
Schedule: Wednesdays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary

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Episode 2x04; Oct 18, 2017

Hospitalfield House in the fishing town of Arbroath on Scotland's east coast is a Victorian treasure trove.The couple who owned this great house back in the 19th century were obsessed with the decorative arts, and Hospitalfield is full of ornate carv

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
2x04: ArbroathOct 18, 2017
2x03: Carmarthenshire County MuseumOct 11, 2017
2x02: DerbyOct 4, 2017
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