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I Borghese e l'Antico

From 8th December 2011 to 9 April 2012 will be on display the most important masterpieces of ancient art that belonged to the Borghese Collection

On the occasion of 150 anniversary of the Unification of Italy a unique event that celebrates the great Italian artistic and historical heritage. After about 200 years back in Italy, and precisely in their original location, 60 works belonging to the Borghese family.


These include the great "Vaso Borghese ", with scenes of Dionysian 30 BC,  the "Hermaphrodite" restored by Bernini, the "Silenus with Bacchus", the "Three Graces", the "Four Sphinxes," and the very famous and discussed polychrome sculpture of the "Dying Seneca", which never before had left the Louvre Museum in Paris.


"I Borghese e l'Antico" is edited by Jean-Luc Martinez and Marie Lou Dubert - to the Louvre Museum, Anna and Marina Coliva Minozzi - for the Galleria Borghese.



Location: Borghese Gallery
Tickets: € 13.50 / € 10.25 Reduced / 18 over 65 years € 7.00. The ticket includes a visit to the Galleria Borghese
Hours: Tue-Sun hours 9.00-19.00 / Closed Monday, December 25, Jan 1
How to participate: Reservations required

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