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Pictures & images of the Albani Sculpture Collection - Louvre

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Pictures & images of the Albani Collection of Roman Statues, Louvre Museum, Paris.

Born in Urbino, Italy, on 15 October 1692 Alessandro Albani became one of the great collectors of Classical art of his era. Born into the great Albani family Alessandro was one of a long line of famous Albani's. His father, Orazio, was the brother of Pope Clement XI Albani and Alessandro himself became a cardinal.

The classical and Hellenistic world was the craze of 17th century...
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