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The Galleria Borghese (English: Borghese Gallery) is an art gallery in Rome, Italy, housed in the former Villa Borghese Pinciana. It displayes Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Agnolo Bronzino, Antonio Canova, Caravaggio, Raffaello, Perugino, Lorenzo Lotto, Antonello da Messina, Cranach, Annibale Carracci, Pieter Paul Rubens, Bellini, Tiziano.
It was formed in 1902 following the acquisition by the Italian State of the collections belonging to the Fidecommisso Borghese. First director of the Galleria Borghese was Giovanni Piancastelli (1845-1926) who was succeeded in 1906 Giulio Cantalamessa, former director of the Venice Accademia galleries.