Le Dejeuner Sur L'herbe

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Writer Michele Roberts explores the public and private meanings of one of the most controversial and enigmatic paintings of the 19th century - Edouard Manet's `Le dejeuner sur l'herbe'. The programme examines the source of Manet's famous open-air nude, the painting's real-life protagonists and its references to earlier paintings.