By M.P. Pellicer | Stranger Than Fiction Stories
What happens when you're a kid, and your parents are the ones that bring home an object that opens the door to something sinister?
This story is allegedly true as told by the person that experienced it:
This story entails a painting that my mother brought home from an auction when I was about 8. My parents imported and exported antiques and fine wines for many years.
Many strange paintings are of the most innocuous subjects. At first glance there is nothing sinister about them, it's only after you study it, that certain things become terrible and all you want to do is run away from it.
Psychic Philip Solomon owns a portrait with a history of bad luck to its previous owners.
The origins started 30 years before when a friend of Solomon's bought it from a shop in Horseley Fields, Wolverhampton.
He described it this way:
From the moment she got it home, my friend had problems with the painting. It kept falling off the wall of its own accord and terrifying her children who said people came out of the painting. She asked me if I would take it off her hands which I did. But, I have to be honest, it even unnerved me. I quickly sold it on to a lady who had a bric-a-brac shop on Walsall Road, WIllenhall. But she had big problems with it, too. It scared people and some even fainted after looking at it. Dogs also hate it. Once more, it came back to me free of charge.
It was sold to other owners, even being sent to America, however it did return to Willenhall.
Solomon explained how the painting was still frightening:
"I let a family member have it who actually like it. A month later it was returned to me with the comment 'strange things are happening'. I though the best thing to do was just keep it in my garden shed, wrapped and covered. My dog hated it, immediately growling and barking at it. Staff at the Robin said they were really scared by it. I put it on my Facebook page and from all quarters we had reports of the same visions that were seen in the past."
Now the question remains—who originally painted the picture, which might explain why it's so terrifying.
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