Controversial restoration erases “Black Madonna”

Posted September 6, 2017 9:08 pm by Hannah Russo

Controversial restoration erases “Black Madonna”

The decision to remove what a plaque in the cathedral calls the “unsightly coating” from the 16th-century wooden icon has come to symbolize the contested transformation of Chartres, which has been undergoing a decade-long restoration.
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