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March 05, 2013
David L. Ryan/Globe Staff
MFA conservators Susanne Gänsicke and Jean-Louis Lachevre worked on the face of “Juno.”
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
In the winter of 2011, the head was removed and then packed for the trip to the MFA.
The steel crate containing “Juno” was lowered carefully through the skylight in March of 2012.
Joe Morgan and Paul Picardi placed the head on the pedestal in the gallery in April of 2012.
The statue's face showing the damaged nose.
The 13-foot sculpture’s body at its new MFA home in 2012.
“Juno,” covered in cloth, before her conservation work.
Bandages helped hold the statue’s new features in place as they set.
A look at the new face of “Juno” this week.
“She looks beautiful,” said curator Christine Kondoleon.