Johannes Vermeer’s “Girl with a Pearl Earring” was exhibited again at the Mauritshuis in the Netherlands on Friday, a day after climate change activists targeted the 17th-century masterpiece.
In a statement, museum director Martine Gosselinck said: “We are very grateful that the ‘girl’ was returned unharmed and quickly to her familiar home.
Video posted on Thursday twitter It showed a man pouring a red substance from a can onto another protester who appeared to be trying to glue his head to the glass-protected painting. I rammed.
The painting was removed from the wall and thoroughly checked in the museum’s preservation studio. Went back to the wall on Friday afternoon.
police Three people were arrested for “public violence against property.” Their identities were not made public in accordance with Dutch privacy regulations.
Earlier this month, climate change protesters threw mashed potatoes at their homes. Claude Monet I am painting in a museum in Germany. Other protesters threw soup over Vincent van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’ at the National Gallery in London. In both cases the painting was undamaged.
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https://www.independent.co.uk/news/ap-netherlands-police-twitter-claude-monet-b2212859.html Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring is on display again