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This edition: Picasso: The Saltimbanques

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Documentary, 29 minutes, National Gallery of Art. Itinerant performers, or saltimbanques, are the subject of many of Picasso's works, particularly those of the Rose period. This program traces the process through which curators and conservators discovered earlier compositions--thought to have been lost--beneath the surface of Picasso's painting, Family of Saltimbanques.