Delacroix Defaced!

Kianga Ellis
Feb 12, 2013 3:40AM

Officials closed two galleries of the Louvre museum's new satellite gallery in Lens last Friday after a woman defaced one of France's most iconic paintings.

Police took a 28-year-old woman into custody after she reportedly used a black marker to scrawl "AE911" onto Eugene Delacroix's French Revolution tribute Liberty Leading the People, a featured painting on display at the Louvre-Lens.

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