Holbein's vast bejewelled Henry VIII stares balefully from the canvas, brooding on the after-effects of the Reformation. Pannini's capriccios evoke the leisured world of genteel 18th-century travellers. William Morris's embroidered triple-panel screen represents the reaction against Industrialism. The Stories in Art (Volume 2) video costs pound;12.98, incl. VAT, pamp;p and Teachers' Notes. Available from Village Times Ltd, Birch Croft, Pinelands Road, Chilworth SO16 7HH. Tel: 02380 760210 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The next best thing to visiting Castle Howard is to watch Jane Chipperfield's instructive 38-minute video, the second in her series Stories in Art. She introduces us to three treasures in the collection.