BORGHESE GALLERY


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It 'was defined most beautiful gallery in the world. has reopened to the public June 28, 1997, after thirteen years of restoration and since then, hundreds of thousands of people have visited to admire the extraordinary treasures, input to 'inner circles of gleaming marble, frescoes and gilded stucco.
The Galleria Borghese is located in Piazzale Scipione Borghese 5, inside the Villa Borghese Pinciana Rome .
Was formed in 1902 following the acquisition by the Italian State collections are part of Fidecommisso Borghese . First director of the Galleria Borghese was John Piancastelli (1845-1926) who succeeded in 1906 Giulio Cantalamessa , former director of Galleries Academy of Venice .
Keep sculptures, reliefs and ancient mosaics, paintings and sculptures from the fifteenth to eighteenth century . The collection, originally formed by Cardinal Scipione Borghese in the early seventeenth century, preserves masterpieces Antonello da Messina, Giovanni Bellini, Raphael, Titian, Correggio, Caravaggio and beautiful sculptures of Gian Lorenzo Bernini and Canova .
You can consider unique as regards the number and importance of the sculptures of Bernini and paintings by Caravaggio .