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Rome, 03/03/2019. Vising and documenting the Galleria Borghese (Borghese Gallery, 1.) located in Rome's Villa Borghese. «The Galleria Borghese Museum houses and displays a collection of ancient sculptures, bas-reliefs, and mosaics, as well as paintings and sculptures dating from the 15th through the 19th centuries. Among the masterpieces of the collection – the first and most important part of which goes back to the collecting of Cardinal Scipione Borghese (1579-1633), nephew of Pope Paul V [the Pope responsible for renewing the facade of Saint Peter's Basilica, 2. ndr] – are paintings by Caravaggio, Raphael, Titian, Correggio, Antonello da Messina, and Giovanni Bellini and sculptures by Gian Lorenzo Bernini and Canova. The works are displayed in the 20 frescoed rooms that, together with the portico and the entrance hall, constitute the spaces of the Museum open to the public. More than 260 paintings are housed in the storerooms of the Galleria Borghese, which are located above the floor of the Pinacoteca and set up like a picture gallery […]» (3.). The Galleria Borghese's collection includes artworks by: Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Agnolo Bronzino, Antonio Canova, Caravaggio, Raffaello (Raphael), Perugino, Lorenzo Lotto, Antonello da Messina, Cranach, Annibale Carracci, Pieter Paul Rubens, Bellini, Tiziano (Titian).<br />
This visit was possible thanks to the company of Artist and Curator, Flavio Marzadro and the Italian State initiative: "Domeniche al Museo" (Sunday at the Museum, 4.).<br />
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Footnotes & Links:<br />
1. https://galleriaborghese.beniculturali.it/en/<br />
2. http://tiny.cc/qin7mz<br />
3. https://galleriaborghese.beniculturali.it/en/il-museo/<br />
4. http://musei.beniculturali.it/en/eventi/domenicalmuseo<br />
(Source, Wikipedia.org, ENG & ITA) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galleria_Borghese & https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galleria_Borghese
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Rome, 03/03/2019. Vising and documenting the Galleria Borghese (Borghese Gallery, 1.) located in Rome's Villa Borghese. «The Galleria Borghese Museum houses and displays a collection of ancient sculptures, bas-reliefs, and mosaics, as well as paintings and sculptures dating from the 15th through the 19th centuries. Among the masterpieces of the collection – the first and most important part of which goes back to the collecting of Cardinal Scipione Borghese (1579-1633), nephew of...
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