The great art collections of Roman families

The Baroque was the century of the great art collections: Popes, Pope nephew and Cardinals were the protagonists of the burgeoning patronage, which attracted many talented artists to the Eternal City. In addition to public works, commissioned artists such as Bernini, Caravaggio, Lanfranco and Pietro da Cortona were clamped by their patron and at the facilities of its Privatpaläste – and villas, today put its rich art collections, visitors to the astonishment. Cardinal Scipione Borghese, Pope Urban VIII, Queen Christina of Sweden and many other important personalities join us on the Tours and tell us the exciting stories and backgrounds of their family estate.

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