Elderly Woman Botches Restoration of Church's Fresco

The elderly parishioner felt bad about the state of the painting and wanted to restore it; the painter's granddaughter had just recently donated money for a professional restoration


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

Ecce Homo (Behold the Man) by Elias Garcia Martinez has held pride of place in the Sanctuary of Mercy Church near Zaragoza for more than 100 years.