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It could be one of the most costly stumbles of all-time.
A Taiwanese schoolboy was on a visit at a Leonardo da Vinci-themed art exhibit when he tripped, put his hand out to steady himself and punched a hole through a $1.5 million piece of art.
The incident was captured on closed-circuit television footage from inside the gallery.
The painting, “Flowers” by 17th-century Italian artist Paolo Porpora, is undergoing restoration by experts in Taipei.
One of the exhibitions organizers said the cost of repairs to the damaged painting would be covered by insurance, so the boy’s family won’t have to pay.
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