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CARTUJA DE SANTA MARIA DE MIRAFLORES

Preserving a Medieval Monastery in Castilla y Leon

CARTUJA DE SANTA MARIA DE MIRAFLORES
Burgos, Spain
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BACKGROUND

Cartuja de Santa Maria de Miraflores in Burgos was founded by John II, King of Castilla y Leon following the destruction by fire of an earlier monastery. (...)

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HOW WE HELPED

WMF supported the successful restoration of the main altar, mausoleums, and sanctuary screen, as well as the reproduction of the alabaster statue of St. James (Santiago el Mayor), currently on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Cloisters (MMA) in New York City. (...)

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WHY IT MATTERS

Cartuja de Santa María de Miraflores contains the tomb of the Infante Alfonso and the mausoleum of his parents, King John II and his wife Isabel, whose daughter Queen Isabella was the major patron of Christopher Columbus. (...)

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IN THE MEDIA
La Cartuja de Miraflores recupera su esplendor
ABC, Saturday, March 19, 2011
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