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Pleasure: France's Watteau populates canvases with delirious lovers, while England's Gainsborough paints a new view of childhood. In Versailles, a social climber leaves a lasting legacy in nail polish, champagne glasses, and hairstyles. Between conquests, Frederick the Great finds respite in Sanssouci, a single-story rococo sanctuary.

Starring: Waldemar Januszczak.
US TV RATING: TV-14