Spanish fresco 'artist' in demand on eBay

Thursday 13 December 2012 20:47

The 80-year-old parishioner who became famous for her botched restoration of a Christ fresco at her church in a small farming town is auctioning one of her works on eBay for charity.

Celia Gimenez's oil painting Las Bodegas de Borja, was fetching €620 (£500) today, doubling its starting price after 31 bids.

She became a sensation in August after images appeared on the internet of the mural in Borja, in which Christ was made to look like a monkey.

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