896 users online (129 members and 767 guests)  


The Killing Season - Websleuths

Websleuths News


Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    S.E. England
    Posts
    833

    Parishioner 'restores' fresco

    This story really tickled me

    An elderly parishioner has stunned Spanish cultural officials with an alarming and unauthorised attempt to restore a prized Jesus Christ fresco.

    Cecilia Gimenez, who is in her 80s, was reportedly upset at the way the fresco had deteriorated and took it on herself to "restore" the image.

    The once-dignified portrait now resembles a crayon sketch of a very hairy monkey in an ill-fitting tunic, he says.
    You need to look at the 'restoration' to find how accurate the description above is

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19349921

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    888
    There is a thread about it here:[ame="http://www.websleuths.com/forums/showthread.php?t=182617"]Woman destroys 19th century fresco - Websleuths Crime Sleuthing Community[/ame]

    Yes it is hilarious.



Similar Threads

  1. MI - Detroit Pastor Kills Parishioner October 2015
    By BetteDavisEyes in forum Crimes in the News
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 10-20-2015, 09:29 AM
  2. Woman destroys 19th century fresco
    By BuzzieCat in forum Up to the Minute
    Replies: 37
    Last Post: 09-22-2012, 10:43 PM
  3. Rapid City man restores Wounded Knee site
    By Jacie Estes in forum Up to the Minute
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 02-24-2012, 03:50 PM