Eyes of God? Jesus Painting Opens and Closes Eyes
CZECH REPUBLIC (Reuters) - A mysterious painting of Jesus is attracting people
from all over the Czech Republic.
picture shows the face of the son of God with his eyes open and closed. Many visitors
to Oldrich Klima's "Gallery of Handicrat" in Pilsen are asking if it's
a trick of the light or something more spiritual.
with his eyes closed - that's what this 150-year-oil oil painting shows... or
a step back and the son of God is staring at you with clearly open eyes.
really mysterious. Everyone who sees it agrees there is something deep inside
the painting. Some people are coming back again and again to see it," says
Antique dealer Oldrich Klima
painting - by an unknown artist - was bought by Klima.
he put it in his shop in Pilsen he's been inundated with visitors.
react very differently, some positive or negative. When I saw him for the first
time I was horrified. Now I feel quite friendly towards him. He has features of
goodness and now I don't see anything bad," says Klima.
woman visitor insisted the picture depicts both an angel and the devil.
knows if that was the artist's intention.
for around $450 the painting could be yours to look at home - or is it looking