Man Recreates Sistine Chapel In Every Room Of His House

From the outside it looks like a normal, drab sixties house like any other on the terraced street.

But inside, tenant Robert Burns has transformed his rented council home in Brighton into a stunning lookalike of the world-famous Sistine Chapel.

Drawing on his skills as a retired decorator he has spent the past eight years turning his £86-a-week property on the outskirts of the East Sussex town into an astonishing Renaissance-style masterpiece.

Every inch of the walls and ceilings is covered with elaborate frescoes inspired by 15th century works by famous Italian painters, complete with gilt-edged nativity scenes and portraits of the Virgin Mary.

The 63-year-old said his labour of love was prompted by the boredom of painting other people’s houses in neutral, pastel colours.

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