Posts Tagged ‘Art restoration’

Ancient statue repainted with colours that “seemed right” Comments 0

Monday, September 10th, 2018

St. Anne, the patron saint of the village of Rañadorio in northwestern Spain, has fuchsia lips, black eyeliner and a bright dress. The Virgin Mary has turquoise hair. Baby Jesus resembles a Playmobil figure. Have a look Related Posts:Weeping statue of Mary being investigatedThe saint you pray to before you log on to the internetJudge Read more

Exquisite 1,600-year-old frescoes restored Comments 0

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

A set of 1,600-year-old frescoes in Rome’s catacombs have been exposed using modern technology. Experts used the latest laser technology to uncover the centuries of grime smudging multi-coloured frescoes that adorn the ceilings of two crypts built for Roman grain merchants. Read more Related Posts:Going to church — great churches to visitArtificial intelligence – Vatican Read more