Kid punched a hole in 1.5 million painting

A 12-year old boy in Taiwan tripped, and it costed $1.5 million dollars.

The boy was attending the exhibition – “The Face of Leonardo, Images of a Genius”, in Taipei, Taiwan, where he stumbled and fell, punching a hole in the canvas painting. The exhibition carries 50 some paintings by Italian Renaissance artists. The exhibition was temporarily terminated for admission and reopened on Monday afternoon.

Luckily for the boy, he and his family was not asked to bear the costs for restoring the painting. The painting will be restored in Taipei before shipping back to Italy.

Damaged painting
Damaged painting shown to the press.

The painting was fixed on Tuesday, August 25th, 2015.






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