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Room Galerie Daru

Denon wing - Ground floor - Room 406 - 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.


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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