Still on Facebook, “a truly horrific painting clearly intended to reawaken age-old hostilities toward the Jewish people”

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Italian Artist Posts Image of Jewish Ritual Murder on Facebook Page
March 25, 2020

Giovanni Gasparro, a popular artist in Italy, has posted images of a painting of a Jewish ritual murder on his Facebook page. The title of the painting, which appears to have been produced by Gasparro during the end of 2019 and the beginning of 2020, is “The Martyrdom of Saint Simon of Trent, For Jewish Ritual Murder.” Images of this painting can be found on Images of this painting can be found on Gasparro’s Facebook page [feel free to report the posts if you find offensive]. Gasparro has been commissioned by Catholic officials in Italy to adorn their basilicas and churches with his work. The painting (which CAMERA will not show) depicts numerous hook-nosed Jews of varying ages looking on in glee as one of their fellows prepares to plunge a dagger into the baby’s chest. READ MORE

For those of you with the stomach to see the entire painting, click here.

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