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Borghese Sculpture Collection - Louvre Museum-Pictures & Images





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Pictures of the artefacts & antiquities of the Borghese Collection in the Louvre Paris.

The Borghese family was an extremely influential Italian family producing Cardinal snd Popes. Scipione Borghese 1577 – 1633 was the nephew of Pope Paul V and became a Cardinal and an avid collector of antiquities.

When he built the Villa Borghese in Rome its garden was decorated with classical sculptures and its interior with great artworks.

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