Delacroix’s “Liberty Leading the People” Defaced in France

February 8th, 2013

Eugène Delacroix, Liberty Leading the PeopleEugène Delacroix’s iconic work “Liberty Leading the People” has been defaced by a vandal at the Louvre Museum in Lens, Northern France.  The famous work was vandalized near closing time on Thursday evening by a woman described by prosecutors as “unstable.”  The museum has already sent restoration experts to examine that damage, and has stated that the work should be “easily cleaned.”

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