Doom Fresco to be Viewed for First Time in 400 Years

A recently-restored, rare medieval fresco will be seen by the public for the first time in 400 years when it is put on display in Coventry, England. A 15th century CE depiction of the Last Judgment will soon be displayed at Holy Trinity Church in Coventry, England for the first time in 400 years. The "Doom Fresco" was last seen during the reign of Elizabeth I. The painting is by an unknown artist and and was concealed behind a lime wash before it was rediscovered in the 19th century. Earlier attempts at restoration were unsuccessful, but a new cleaning has returned the work to its original appearance.

"We've been told by the people who know about these things that it is a unique painting, so we're really hopeful that people will come to see it," said the Reverend Keith Sinclair.