WATCH: Spain’s infamous, botched ‘Ecce homo’ painting spotted in history of art tribute in Japan

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CLASSIC? The original ‘Ecce homo’ painting’s botched touch-up is making waves in Japan. Photo Credit: @blusewillis via Twitter

A TRIBUTE to the infamous ‘Ecce homo’ botched restoration painting from Zaragoza in Spain has appeared in a parade in Japan.   

The real ‘Ecce homo’ painting resides in Borja, Zaragoza.  However, video footage has emerged from the Japanese town of Kawasaki featuring a carnival parade and a host of costumes representing the history of art from around the world.

The impressive three-dimensional painting costumes featured authentic representations of acclaimed artistic pieces with participants painting their faces and standing inside picture frames.

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The paintings represented in the parade included Vincent Van Gogh’s self-portrait, Johannes Vermeer’s Woman with a Pearl Necklace, Edvard Munch’s The Scream and Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa.

The footage also reveals the exhibition elected to feature Cecilia Gimenez’s amateur restoration attempt, ‘Ecce homo’, to their line-up of the history of art.

The original ‘Ecce homo’ painting’s botched touch-up, which has already enjoyed heavy coverage from the western media is now making waves in Japan.

 

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