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Galleria Borghese Bernini

The Borghese Gallery is privileged to bring together, and still in the same place, most of the works that made ​​up the extraordinary collection of Cardinal Scipione Borghese. The most important nucleus of the sculptures and paintings in the Borghese Gallery date back to Cardinal Scipione's collection (1579-1633), the son of Ortensia Borghese, sister of Pope Paul V, and Francesco Caffarelli, but the events of the next three centuries, including losses and acquisition have left their mark.

They are now housed in the Galleria Borghese sums works by major artists of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries , to name just a few of the Deposition Raphael , Titian with the Sacred and Profane Love or Venus blindfolding Cupid , Caravaggio with Our Lady of the Grooms , Canova and Pauline Bonaparte, Dosso with Circe, with Correggio 's Danae , with Bernini Apollo and Daphne , Cranach with Venus and Cupid , Domenichino with Diana the Huntress , or the collection of Antiquities.

The series of exhibitions want to deepen their knowledge that scholars and the general public have of authors, also well-known , combining for the first time to the masterpieces of the Borghese collection prestigious loans from the greatest museums in the world.

Each year will be presented the work of a great author of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries , each show will be placed in the path of the Gallery , on the ground corresponding to the current position of the author. It will thus compose a museum that lives and pays homage to periodically masterpieces and in which the public can admire both the collection that works on loan from abroad with a surcharge on the ticket.

Galleria Borghese Rome from 01/12/2014 to 31/03/2015