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Exhibition “The Master of Waha”

30/04/2022 h 31/08/2022 F Add to the calendar 2022-04-30 2022-08-31 Europe/London Exhibition “The Master of Waha”

The mystery surrounding the Waha Master is about to be solved... Although this 16th century sculptor remains anonymous, his work is becoming better known.

While various works have emerged on the art market in recent years, others have been identified in chapels and churches in the region. The models that inspired him have also been found. And all this is brought together exceptionally well in the event exhibition at the FAM! Discover the considerable influence that these late medieval works had on the Walloon painters and engravers of the 1920s and 1930s!

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Famenne & Art Museum (FAM), Rue du Commerce 17 6900 Marche-en-Famenne Famenne & Art Museum (FAM)

The mystery surrounding the Waha Master is about to be solved… Although this 16th century sculptor remains anonymous, his work is becoming better known.

While various works have emerged on the art market in recent years, others have been identified in chapels and churches in the region. The models that inspired him have also been found. And all this is brought together exceptionally well in the event exhibition at the FAM! Discover the considerable influence that these late medieval works had on the Walloon painters and engravers of the 1920s and 1930s!

Practical information

Famenne & Art Museum (FAM)

Such a picturesque region deserves an initiation; the Famenne Museum takes care of it.

In a magnificent 18th century residence, immerse yourself in the early Middle Ages thanks to a remarkable collection of Merovingian and Carolingian objects, discover the expressive deformations, the tasty details, and the audacity of the sculptures of the Master of  Waha. Ans be impressed by the beauty of a walled city …

Test our track with many videos using a digital tablet, available at the reception.

 

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Experience the local history by discovering the used objects and the jewels worn by the distant residents of our region. Approach the world of Gothic sculpture by the Master of Waha and his subtle emotion. Follow in the footsteps of 17th-century pilgrims to the Monument site and feel the mysterious shrine vibrate. Explore the history of the city of Marche through fires, epidemics, visits of prestigious characters …
The Famenne Museum offers teachers an excellent addition to school theory, in French, Dutch or English.

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Are you in a group? The Famenne Museum is open all year round to allow you an individual or guided visit. The guide will reveal the richness of the collections, from archeology to modern art. Tours are by appointment from 8 people, in French or in Dutch, for a duration of approximately 1h30.
Contact the museum directly for further information.

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Famenne & Art Museum (FAM)

Rue du Commerce 17
6900 Marche-en-Famenne

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