Galleria Borghese. Ediz. Inglese

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Touring Editore, 2000 - Travel - 415 pages
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Rome's Galleria Borghese, home of the Borghese family, influential in the 17th and 19th centuries, now contains some of the greatest pieces of Western art. The home and museum features work by masters such as Raphael, Coanova, Bernini, and Caravaggio. This guidebook leads the reader room by room, describing each work of art along with its symbolism and cultural references. Also included are hundreds of color reproductions and commentary on each piece.
 

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I bought this book because I wanted to know a lot more about the Borghese works of art, and because I wanted to be able to remember all the beautiful things there. Overall, I was pleased with it, but ... Read full review

Contents

Publishers Preface
4
Scipione Borgheses New Allantica Villa
24
Salone
40
80
149
140
179
Room VIM
203
Room X
234
Room XI
250
Room XII
266
Room XIII
280
Room XIV
294
and passage between room XV and room XVI
321
Room XVII
356
Room XX
390
Select bibliography
410

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Page 411 - Disegni di Tommaso Conca per la Galleria di Villa Borghese.

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