Jane Austen: The Unseen Portrait?

2014
59:12

Episode of December 20, 2014

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Jane Austen biographer Dr Paula Byrne embarks on an investigation to verify and authenticate a newly discovered portrait of Jane Austen, which flies in the face of the one previously accepted portrait of the author. Her research leads her to the doors of forensic experts, literary, art and fashion historians, as well as a final test in front of the three most highly regarded 'Janites', in an attempt to overturn the conventional image of a sweet, retiring, and rather dull woman. (From the UK) (D...
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