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Cardinal Scipione Borghese died in Rome in 1633 and is buried in the Borghese chapel in Santa Maria Maggiore.
Borghese’s first work after entering the Sacred College where he studied was the building and decoration of the oratory chapels of St.
Borghese’s restoration was in effect a complete modernization: rebuilding the main façade, adding a rear entrance, and thoroughly overhauling the interior in a modern decorative idiom.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Guido Reni   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Borghese is the surname of a family of Italian noble and papal background, originating in Siena where they came to prominence in the 13th century holding official offices under the commune.
The Palazzo Pallavicini-Rospigliosi was built by the Borghese family on the Quirinal Hill; its footprint occupies the site where the ruins of the Roman Baths of Constantine stood, whose remains still are part of the basement of the Casino.
Cardinal Scipione Borghese (1576-1633) was an Italian Renaissance art collector and member of the noble Borghese family.
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  Scipione Borghese - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cardinal Scipione Borghese died in Rome in 1633 and is buried in the Borghese chapel in Santa Maria Maggiore.
Borghese’s first work after entering the Sacred College where he studied was the building and decoration of the oratory chapels of St.
Borghese’s restoration was in effect a complete modernization: rebuilding the main façade, adding a rear entrance, and thoroughly overhauling the interior in a modern decorative idiom.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Scipione_Borghese   (415 words)

 Galleria Borghese Museum Rome, Italy
Certainly it is, in the case of the Galleria Borghese.
The villa, built between 1613 and 1616, was the home of Cardinal Scipione Borghese, the favorite nephew of Pope Paul V. The cardinal was reportedly often unscrupulous in his dealings with artists, but it cannot be denied that he had impeccable taste and an unerring eye for merit.
The ground floor entrance hall of the Galleria Borghese is jam-packed with artifacts – ranging from classical statues of various sizes and in many materials, to columns, medallions and an equestrian statue by Peitro, Bernini’s father.
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 Scipione Borghese   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Originally named Scipione Caffarelli, he was born in Rome, the son of Francisco Caffarelli and Ortensia Borghese, sister of Camillo Borghese, the future Pope Paul V.
Cardinal Scipione Borghese was an important art collector, with major collections of Caravaggio, Raphael, and Titian.
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 glbtq >> arts >> Borghese, Scipione Caffarelli
Borghese appropriated Caravaggio's Madonna and Child with St. Anne, a large altarpiece commissioned in 1605 for a chapel in the Basilica of Saint Peter's, but rejected by the College of Cardinals because of its earthly realism and unconventional iconography.
Borghese's early patronage of Bernini helped to establish him as the leading Italian sculptor and architect of the seventeenth century.
Borghese took special interest in the development of the extensive gardens undertaken by various artists at his Roman residences, the Palazzo Borghese on the Quirinal (primarily 1610-16) and the Villa Borghese (initiated in 1613 and elaborated for the rest of the Cardinal's life).
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When Paul V Borghese became Pope in 1605, Rome was still reeling from the shock of the Protestant Reformation and its architects were simply copying Renaissance models.
Villa Borghese was the show place for this 17C artistic flowering - but foreign visitors must remember that for the Italians the word Villa refers to a country estate, not just its main house, which frequently is called "Casino" (whether or not it is the scene of gambling).
Scipione confiscated the paintings he coveted of Cavalier d'Arpino (Caravaggio's teacher) and imprisoned Domenichini when he fancied a painting commissioned by Cardinal Aldobrandini, to make sure he got the painting, Diana the Huntress.
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 Catena: Digital Archive of Historic Gardens + Landscapes
The Villa Borghese is the most popular and best-loved of all the Roman parks and villas, especially by the Romans themselves who treasure it for its central location; its archaeological, historical, artistic and architectural importance; and its enchanting gardens.
The gardens date to 1606 when Cardinal Scipione Borghese (1576–1633), the powerful nephew of Pope Paul V, decided to transform a small vineyard that the family owned just outside the walls of Rome into a luxurious residence as a symbol of their power and social standing.
The restoration of the Villa Borghese to its seventeenth-century appearance was begun in 1997 and has been based on extensive historical research of numerous documents preserved in the Borghese family archives at the Vatican.
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 Art Museums, Galleries and Collections Worldwide
The Borghese Gallery (Italian: Galleria Borghese) is a former villa, the Villa Borghese Pinciana ("Borghese villa on the Pincio") in the eponymous park of the Villa Borghese in Rome.
The Villa was built by the architect Flaminio Ponzio, developing sketches by Scipione Borghese, who used it as a villa suburbana, a party villa, at the edge of Rome.
Scipione Borghese was an avid collector of works by Caravaggio, who is well represented in the collection by his Boy with a Basket of Fruit, St.
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 Galleria Borghese   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The villa was built (1613-15) for Cardinal Scipione Borghese (1576-1633), nephew of Pope Paul V (Camillo Borghese, 1552-1621), and their collections of paintings and sculpture form the nucleus of the museum.
Scipione was Bernini's first important patron, and the Gallery has an unrivalled representation of the sculptor's early work, including two busts of Scipione.
The Borghese collection was one of the few Roman patrician collections not dispersed in the 18th century.
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 DolceVita Events: Reopening Ceremonies at the Galleria Borghese   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The collection was amassed by cardinal Scipione Borghese, nephew of Pope Paul V (1605-1621), who commissioned the palace's construction by the architect G. Vasanzio (1613).
Scipione Borghese was obsessed with art and stooped to any means to expand his collection (from kidnapping to holding his victims under arrest for ransom).
His complete lack of scruples is illustrated by his most threatening "request" to the painter Guido Reni to return to Rome in order to finish a particular work and by his having 'il Domenichino' arrested because the artist refused to surrender his painting Caccia di Diana.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Borghese
Borghese Villa bōrgā´zā vÄ“l´lä or Villa Umberto I, summer palace built by Scipione Cardinal Borghese outside the Porta del Popolo, Rome.
His Borghese Warrior, discovered in the 17th cent., is in the Louvre.
Cesari's outstanding works are the frescoes in the Capitol and in the Borghese Chapel, Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome.
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 Przewodnik po Rzymie, Przewodnicy po Rzymie
The 26 year old nephew of the pope Paul V, the cardinal Scipione Borghese built outside of the city walls a suburban palace that he used as exhibition hall for both ancient as well as modern art.
Scipione was an incurable art lover and the discoverer of young talents and because of that in his palace he managed to gather some of the most magnificent paintings and sculptures of the renaissance and baroque.
The cardinal Scipione didn't only collect paintings and sculptures but also flowers, minerals, fossils, sea shells and animals, in this villa he created a small universal theatre where the creative power of nature was competing with the human skills.
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 Borghese - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Borghese is the surname of a family of Italian noble and papal background, originating in Siena where they came to prominence in the 13th century holding official offices under the commune.
As a group, the Borghese became some of the largest landowners of the Roman Campagna, increasing their wealth by their strategic direct control of their properties and a concerted policy of assuming monopolies of milling grain and rights to run inns [1].
Cardinal Scipione Borghese (1576–1633): artistic patron of Bernini and nephew of Pope Paul V
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 Romeguide - Son et Lumiere : luci e suoni a Villa Borghese
Son et Lumière, Light and Sounds at Villa Borghese “From the heart of the Borghese Gallery, a story of Passions..to recreate ancient emotions.” The idea of bringing artistic locations to life through the use of lights and sounds combined with a theatrical event is certainly not a new one.
It was Dottoressa Alba Costamagna, director of the Borghese Gallery, who had the original idea for this project, and that idea was to create the illusion of a restored Gallery façade by projecting images of the statues and decorations that adorned the front of the Gallery until they were forcedly sold off in 1807.
This antique villa was once home to the Cardinal Scipione Borghese (1579-1633) whose life was dedicated to collecting art (at any cost) and which now houses one of the world's most prestigious museums: Galleria Borghese.
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With Paulus V (Camillo Borghese, pope from 1605 to 1621) and his nephew Cardinal Scipione, this family of Siena became one of the most important in the history of Rome.
In this Palace Cardinal Scipione and his successors assembled a very impressive collection of statues and paintings, which survived the era of Napoleon because of the marriage of Prince Camillo Borghese with Paolina, Napoleon's sister.
With the Borghese this area became the preferred countryside of Rome, replacing the area to the north of Rome towards the lakes of Bracciano and Bolsena.
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 Borghese Gallery, Rome
The authors of the age often describe with admiration the richness of the villa and also the remarkable collection of statues and paintings housed in the building.
The artistic collection of the original villa was increased and enriched, through the years, mostly in the beginning of the XIX cent.
Jerome, wrapped in a bright red cloak, strangely familiar with the cardinal’s purple, a clear homage to cardinal Scipione Borghese.
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 Student Travel Information & Discounts - Events: Visitor Information: Galleria Borghese (Galleria Borghese, Rome, Italy)
The Galleria Borghese is a treasure trove of 17th-century art and sculpture.
The works were assembled by Scipione Borghese and are displayed in the ornate marble mansion he had built for the purpose between 1613 and 1616.
Scipione Borghese was the powerful nephew of Pope Paul V. The man for whom the term "nepotism" was coined, Scipione himself features in his collection in a masterful sculpture by Bernini of his patron.
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 The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church - Biographical Dictionary - Consistory of July 18, 1605
Son of Marcantonio Caffarelli and Ortensia Borghese, sister of Pope Paul V (1605-1621).
He is also listed as Scipione Borghese and his last name as Borghese Caffarelli.
With permission of Pope Paul V, considering that his family did not have a male descendant to assist him, he adopted the last name and the arms of the Borghese family at his promotion to the cardinalate.
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 ABC.com: The Bachelor: Rome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Proud of his genealogy, his storied paternal ancestors include Pope Paul V (Camillo Borghese) and Cardinal Scipione Borghese, both of whom had an enormous influence on Italian art and beautifying Rome in the 1600s, and who helped finish St. Peter's Basilica.
The Borghese family name and crest can be found on the façade of the famous basilica.
His parents, Prince Francesco and Princess Amanda Borghese, who met at a wedding in Madrid, will celebrate their 40th anniversary in July, and Lorenzo is hoping to find that type of long-lasting, happily-ever-after relationship.
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 My Last Day in Rome
The villa was built as a summer house by Cardinal Scipione Borghese in 1613.
A later Borghese, Camillo, married Pauline Bonaparte, Napoleon's sister, and it was Pauline who served as the model for the sculpture of Venus completed by Canova.
The pines in the Villa Borghese served as the inspiration for Respighi's composition, "The Pines of Rome."
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 All About Italy: Italy on the web, l'Italia sul web
Tipico esempio di villa patrizia seicentesca, voluta dal cardinale Scipione Borghese, della potente famiglia principesca di Roma, la Palazzina Borghese fu costruita da Flaminio Ponzio e dal Vasanzio tra il 1613 e il 1614.
Situata all'angolo nord orientale dell'attuale villa Borghese, divenne ben presto la dimora di una ricchissima collezione d'arte che il cardinale Borghese stava ampliando in quegli anni, fino a renderla famosa in tutta Europa per i suoi capolavori.
Scipione Borghese fu, infatti, il protettore del Bernini, le cui opere sono un grande vanto del museo.
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 Anno Domini Tours of Rome: The Borghese Gallery - Art & Passion
The Borghese Gallery is undoubtedly one of the most interesting, charming, elegant and compact art museums in the world.
Borghese called his huge park of wonders, of which the Galleria is only a part, "The Theater of the Universe."
The Galleria Borghese requires advance reservations for all, therefore we accept only reservations at least 48 hours in advance for groups, and 24 hours in advance for private tours.
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 Bloomsbury.com - Research centre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Borghese, Scipione (1576-1633) Roman Cardinal, nephew of Pope Paul V (Camillo Borghese), art collector and enthusiastic patron of the arts.
He ordered the building of the so-called Villa Borghese (1613-15) by G. Vasanzio of Utrecht to house his art collection (since 1902 a state museum housing the Borghese family collection of art).
He was the earliest and principal patron of Bernini whose sculptures for Scipione (all housed in the Villa) include most of his important early works: Pluto and Persephone (1621-2), Apollo and Daphne (1622-5), David (1623-4) and the bust of Cardinal Scipione Borghese (1632).
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 Mirabilia Urbis Tours -- Walking Tours of Rome
Scipione thought that Bernini had talent and flattered the young artist by buying one of his first works, a statue of the she-goat Amalthea.
In the Galleria Borghese, at the heart of the Borghese Gardens, we will enjoy the magnificent art of Scipione's collection.
While Maffeo Barberini's brother was head of the church, work began on the elaborate construction of its eerie crypt, which was decorated entirely by the bones of long-deceased Capuchin friars.
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 Official Site Borghese Gallery Galleria Borghese - The collections
The original sculptures and paintings in the Borghese Gallery date back to Cardinal Scipione's collection, the son of Ortensia Borghese - Paolo V's sister - and of Francesco Caffarelli, though subsequent events over the next three centuries entailing both losses and acquisition have left their mark.
Cardinal Scipion was drawn to any works of ancient, Renaissance and contemporary art which might re-evoke a new golden age.
Cardinal Scipione's collection of paintings was remarkable and was poetically described as early as 1613 by Scipione Francucci.
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Villa Borghese today in the heart of Rome, was the suburban residence of the Borghese family.
Built in 1616 by the nephew of Paul V, the Cardinal Scipio Borghese, it was surrounded by large and varied gardens, which are still populated by eagles and dragons, the heraldic symbols of the family.
In addition to their heraldic symbols the Borghese, who owned the Villa until the end of the XIXth century, decorated the gardens with little buildings in neoclassical style (here above a fake Roman temple dedicated to Antonino Pio and his wife Annia Faustina and a round temple dedicated to Diana).
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