St George effigy painted in restoration compared to Ecce Homo Monkey Christ

For 500 years, the painted wooden effigy of St George that adorns a chapel in the Spanish city of Estella has been locked in a silent struggle against his old foe, the dragon.

Today, however, the saint faces a different battle thanks to a feat of restoration that has prompted comparisons with the infamous “Ecce Homo Monkey Christ” and exasperated the mayor.

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