Tourist Breaks Canova Toes During Selfie

August 3 2020

Image of Tourist Breaks Canova Toes During Selfie

Picture: @perchetendenza

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

News from the Museo Canova in Possagno that the plaster model for artist's Paolina Borghese has had its toes broken. The damage was caused last Friday by the posterior of a tourist who was attempting to take a selfie with the plaster figure. The individual involved, who has been called a 'vandal' by the Italian press, fled the scene and is yet to be apprehended.

Update - The tourist who was involved in the toe-breaking incident has handed himself in to the authorities. Here is the CCTV video of the incident.

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