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A twelve-year-old Taiwanese boy was strolling through an Taipei exhibition of 17th Century painting when he brushed up against an elevated platform. As a result, he lost his balance and started to fall.

But don’t worry — serious injury was avoided. He was able to brace his fall by pushing a soda can into Paolo Porpora’s Flowers, a Sixteenth century work valued at 1.5 million dollars.

Here’s a view of the budding young artist’s handiwork (via Telegraph):