Investigators searched the Austrians: a Tourist sits on a Statue and breaks off toes

The mishap of an Austrian in Italy, in the Mediterranean country for plenty of the vortex: The man visited according to the media last Saturday, is a Museum in

Investigators searched the Austrians: a Tourist sits on a Statue and breaks off toes

The mishap of an Austrian in Italy, in the Mediterranean country for plenty of the vortex: The man visited according to the media last Saturday, is a Museum in the Northern Italian Possagno in Treviso, dedicated to the sculptor Antonio Canova. In the midst of life-size statues he wanted a souvenir photo of themselves. He lay the figure of a lady resting on a bed in the feet – as it happened: the Statue parts from the broke toe. Since then, many Italians laugh at the footage of the incident. Even a Museum video of the accident has been circulating in the media.

The Tourist have apologized in the meantime, as the news Agency Ansa wrote on Tuesday. He had signaled to do the damage to compensate. The police had determined, as it was called, extensive. Because the accident was left without registering. But with the help of images from security cameras and data, the need to specify visitors for the Corona-crisis at the Museum, he had been tracked down.

In a letter of apology from the Museum on his Facebook page quoted, wrote the Tourist, he had only learned from the Austrian Newspapers of the incident. To him the damage he had caused was not noticed in the visit at all, which is why he had continued his visit to Italy as planned, without reporting in to the Museum. He was but fled not at all, but had simply continued his holiday after the end of the country to leave.

The regional President of Veneto, Luca Zaia, thanked the "great Carabinieri" for the Track of the tourist. "Simple apologies are not enough," he wrote in the middle of the week on Facebook. The man had to pay. The Letter of the toes dropout is not apparent that he is sorry only, but also the Museum for information about the other steps that are required asks.

If the damaged object is a plaster model of the marble statue of the "Venus Victrix" of the Italian sculptor, Antonio Canova. He got to 1805 the order was the then 25-year-old Pauline Bonaparte, Napoleon's sister, as the goddess of love, Venus, to represent. The marble statue attracts a lot of admirers in the Galleria Borghese in Rome. The plaster model is issued since 1829 in Possagno. Damage had to accept the"Gypsotheca" only during the First world war. In 1917, the roof was destroyed in a bomb attack, some of the plaster were damaged statues in the process. During the Second world war the statues were transported as a precautionary measure, in the temple of Possagno, where they remained until 1946. Toes they had not lost in all of the years.

Updated Date: 10 August 2020, 04:20

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