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£13,000 needed in 2 weeks to acquire weeping Virgin

£13,000 is needed in under two weeks for the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge to acquire a realistic painted wood bust of the Mater Dolorosa (Virgin of Sorrows) by Pedro de Mena (1628-1688) with glass eyes and teardrops and eyelashes made from human hair.

Published: Thu 18 Sep 2014

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Radiance and Reflection - The story of glass

The fascinating stories of beautiful glassworks in East Anglia are going to be told in a new series of events to raise funds the Stained Glass Museum in Ely.

Published: Mon 15 Sep 2014

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Coming soon: Silent Partners

Life-size mannequins, dolls and over 180 remarkable artworks from collections across the world will be going on display in Cambridge for the Fitzwilliam’s next major exhibition Silent Partners: Artist and Mannequin from Function to Fetish.

Published: Wed 10 Sep 2014

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Last weeks to see manuscript conservation secrets

It is the last weeks to see the fascinating secrets of how illuminated fragments are conserved. The special displays are on show in the Fitzwilliam Museum’s Rothschild Gallery until 28 September.

Published: Tue 2 Sep 2014

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Whales, fish and aquatic wonders

Prints of whales, fish and aquatic wonders from mythology or discovered in distant seas have gone on display at the Fitzwilliam Museum to celebrate the reopening of the Charrington Print Room after a year’s closure.

Published: Tue 19 Aug 2014

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Fitzwilliam bids to acquire weeping Virgin

A remarkably realistic painted wood bust of the Mater Dolorosa (Virgin of Sorrows) by Pedro de Mena (1628-1688), one of the most celebrated sculptors of the Spanish Golden Age, has gone on display at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge as part of an appeal to acquire the sculpture.

Published: Wed 30 Jul 2014

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