Restoration of the Calvary sculpture complex

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Restoration of the Calvary sculpture complex
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The Museum of Tudela annually carries out actions in the matter of restoration and conservation of its collection, and this year 2020, within its usual line of work, the restoration project of the Calvary sculptural complex is carried out. These pieces are part of his stable collection and come from the church of Santa María Magdalena de Tudela.

The project has the help of the Government of Navarra, within the call for grants to museums this year, in addition to its own funding.

Crucified before restoration
Crucified before restoration
Crucified after restoration
Crucified after restoration

Through the museum’s social networks (Twitter, Facebook and Instagram) the restoration work of the specialized professional, Jesús Iturbide, has been communicated and disseminated.

We have shown the entire restoration process and the work carried out on the pieces: cleaning, consolidation, stucco and reintegration. Además del trabajo citado existe una labor de investigación de las piezas y se hace un estudio y analítica de la policromía original.

Restoration of the Calvary sculpture complex
San Juan before restoration
Restoration of the Calvary sculpture complex
San Juan after restoration

Data sheet

The group of sculptures is formed by a crucified Christ, accompanied by the Virgin and Saint John, and Mary Magdalene.
Chronology: 16th century
Origin: church of Santa María Magdalena (Tudela)
Unknown author.

News related to restoration

> The Tudela Museum will undertake the restoration of the historic complex of Calvario (Plaza Nueva). Ver noticia

> Restauran varias figuras del Museo de Tudela (Diario de noticias). Ver noticia

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