Paris – Musée du Louvre: Isis
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Isis was executed by Antoine-Guillaume Grandjacquet on the commission of Marcantonio IV Borghese for the Egyptian room of the Villa Borghese in 1779 – 1781. Inspired by a Roman relief which no longer exists, this statue was part of the collection owned by Cardinal Scipion Borghese, purchased by Napoleon I in 1807 from his brother-in-law, Prince Camille Borghese.
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