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# fresco

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22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
# fresco
Ancient fresco depicting Hercules among 60 treasures returned to Italy from US
Last summer, US authorities announced that the fresco and dozens of other trafficked objects would go back to Italy.
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# ecce money
Botched restoration of Christ fresco still pulling in the money
Artist Cecilia Gimenez shocked curators – and inspired ridicule – after she ‘freshened up’ a painting in her local church. Now she, local authorities and charity are having the last laugh as visitors pour in.
# ecce homo
Remember the old fresco lady? She's sold a painting for €1,000
The pensioner who ‘improved’ a 19th century Spanish fresco, is now selling original artworks.
# ecce homo
Fresco-ruining pensioner wants to be paid for ruining fresco
The painting was so BORING before she restored it.
# fresco fiasco
That pensioner who botched the fresco? Here's who she's blaming...
The woman isn’t happy.
# Uh-Oh
Old lady decides to restore 19th century Spanish fresco...
…check out how it SHOULD have looked!