The collection was created from 1607 by the wish of Cardinal Scipione Caffarelli Borghese (1577-1633),
The first collection was made up of the paintings by Caravaggio, Tiziano and Raffaello.
From 1615 to 1623 young Gian Lorenzo Bernini performed for the cardinal the famous sculptural groups, still preserved in the Museum and placed in the center of each room, linking the entire decorative theme to the iconographic core of the sculptural group, and which are not yet Have never been moved: the Aeneas and Anchises, Rat of Proserpine, David, Apollo, and Dafne.
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