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Capitoline Museums

Capitoline Museums - Katya Ilieva

      

they were the first public collection of classical sculpture in the modern world since 1471 when Pope Sixtus IV restored to the Roman people some wonderful ancient bronzes, the She-Wolf, the symbol of Rome, the Boy with the Thorn and the colossal head of Constantinius II. The museum’s picture gallery contains precious works of Caravaggio, Rubens, Veronese, Pietro da Cortona. As most of the exhibits come from Rome, visiting this museum is a great occasion to extend your knowledge about the Eternal City.

 

Borghese Gallery

Borghese Gallery - Katya Ilieva

       “The Queen of the world’s private collections”  this way somebody has defined, undoubtedly, one of the most elegant galleries in Rome. With its masterpieces as Venus Victrix by Antonio Canova, the famous sculptures of Bernini and paintings of Rafael, Rubens and Caravaggio, as well the display of the exhibits the gallery will leave you with a long lasting sense of deep harmony.

Villa Giulia

Villa Giulia - Katya Ilieva

      This museum is the most relevant In Italy regarding The Etruscan civilization that flourished starting from the X th century BC and assimilated by the romans in the IVth century BC. The collection, placed in the marvelous renaissance villa built by pope Julius III, contains important testimonials of this civilization as the terracotta funerary  monument Bride and Groom (il Sarcofago degli sposi) and Appolo from Veio.

Katya Ilieva