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Cecilia Gimenez’s Elías García Martínez’s Ecce Homo is a hit with toursits

CECILIA Gimenez’s updating of Elías García Martínez’s Ecce Homo (aka Ecce Mono) has turned the fresco into a big hit with tourists. The Spanish town of Borja is now famous:

On Saturday, hundreds of curious visitors queued up outside the Iglesia del Santuario de Misericordia church, where the image is painted on a column.

“The previous painting was also very pretty, but I really like this one,” a woman who had travelled to the town said on public television.

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Posted: 29th, August 2012 | In: The Consumer | Comment