'Mick Jagger' on display at new museum in Prague

'Mick Jagger' on display at new museum in Prague
Paris' Grevin Wax Museum
Paris' Grevin Wax Museum painter Franck Bruneau works on the head of Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger at their workshop in Paris, April 9, 2014. The statue is prepared ahead of the opening of the new Grevin Wax Museum in Prague on May 1st.

It may not move like Jagger, but it sure does look like him.

This wax figure, fashioned after legendary Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, is one of about 80 statues of contemporary and historical celebrities that are on display at the newly-opened Musée Grévin (Grévin Museum) in Prague.

The French wax figure museum recently opened its third location, and second branch outside France, in the capital of the Czech Republic.

All the statues at the Musée Grévin Prague, which opened last Thursday, were shipped from the museum's Paris workshop.

Along with the likes of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and actor George Clooney, are famous Czechs such as footballer Petr Cech, author Franz Kafka and politician Vaclav Havel.

The museum's website states that it takes 150 hours to sculpt a single face in clay, with live sittings or photographs for reference, to create a wax mould, and 42 hours to make up the final wax cast with oil paint.

500,000 STRANDS

Each strand of hair is implanted individually, with some 500,000 strands needed.

Glass eyes are medical-grade and often selected with the model in person while teeth are made by dental specialists.

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