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The wild man has destroyed masterpiece

April 18 2007
06:54

Mentally disturbed resident of the U.S. trampled now worth 300 thousand dollars in the Milwaukee Art Museum, saying that he does not like her story.

Museum Director David Gordon said that this is the painting "The Triumph of David", written in 1640 by the artist Ottavio Vannini. In oil painting, depicts the biblical story - David holds his head of Goliath in his own hands.

"First the man punched his fist in the head of Goliath, and then tore the painting from the wall and began to trample it underfoot," - said Gordon. "Everything happened very quickly. The museum was guarded, but he definitely waited until the patrol passes this room," - said the museum's director.

After the guards noticed this wild scene, vandal suppressed, but it was too late. To justify a 22-year-old man said, saying that the type of the severed head of Goliath have had a very strong influence.

According to museum director, a man suffering from a mental disorder. Now he is in jail Milwaukee. The painting belongs to a collector Mark Ferhsu Haukolu, whose collection of Florentine paintings of XVII century is the largest in America, reports factnews.ru.

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