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Denon wing - Ground floor - Room B - Galerie Daru

The Galerie Daru formed part of Napoleon III's "New Louvre" and was originally intended as a sculpture gallery for the annual Paris Salon. It now displays Greek and Roman antiquities, notably the celebrated Borghese Gladiator.

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La galerie Daru appartient aux bâtiments du Nouveau Louvre de Napoléon III et était destinée à l'origine à l'exposition des sculptures du Salon. Aujourd'hui dévolue aux antiquités grecques et romaines on peut notamment y admirer la statue d'un Guerrier combattant plus connue sous le nom de Gladiateur Borghèse.

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Musée du Louvre, 75058 Paris - France
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