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Jesus Fresco "Restorer" Sells Painting On eBay For Nearly $1,500

Celia Gimenez, who botched a small Spain town’s “Ecce Homo” mural, is earning profit for her art.

1. Gimenez’s oil painting “Las Bodegas de Borja” (“Borja’s Wine Cellar”) was sold on eBay after 52 bids.

The proceeds will go to the Catholic charity Caritas.

In September, the 80-year-old Gimenez reportedly asked for royalties from the Sanctuary of Mercy Church in Borja, which had been charging about $4 to see her now-famous mural.

4. Just imagine how much she could have sold the painting if it looked like this:

5. Jesus Fresco = instant classic painting upgrade.

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Jessica Testa is a national reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
 
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