316 IV. Right Bank. ROME. d. The Lungara;
weapons of Alexander. — Exit-wall: Sodoma, Family of Darius in pres-
ence of Alexander. — The third picture, Alexander on Bucephalus, is
a poor work by an affected Roman artist of the second half of the 16th
On the other side of the Lungara, opposite the Farnesina, is the
*Palazzo Corsini (PI. II, 11), formerly the property of the Riarii,
purchased by Clement XII. for his nephew Card. Neri Corsini in
1729, and altered by Fuga. In 1668-89 it was occupied by Queen
Christina of Sweden, who died here, 19th Aprii, 1689. In 1884 the
palace was purchased by government and assigned to the R. Accade¬
mia de' Lincei, or Royal Academy of Science. A doublé staircase
ascends from the principal portai to the lst floor, where the Picture
Gallery is situated (adm., pp. 126, 127). Among a great number
of mediocre and inferior works are a few pictures of rare merit.
Catalogues in each room.
lst Room : 1, 5. Bloemen (Orizzonte), Landscapes; 2, 4. Locatelli, Land¬
scapes. This room also generally contains a small Holy Family by Bat-
oni. By one of the walls a well-preserved ancient sarcophagus with sea-
gods, from Porto d'Anzio.
2nd Room : 4. Jac. Bassano, Holy Family; 12. Elis. Sirani, Madonna in
a glory ; 15. G. Poussin (?), Landscape ; 17, 19. Berchem (?), Landscapes with
cattle; 20. Lod. Carrocci, Pietà. A fine Madonna (No. 30) by Carlo Dolci
is also generally here. On a table in the centre stands the "Corsinian Vase
in Silver, with the Purification of Orestes in chased work (antique). On
the walls, a number of ancient heads, some of them interesting. To the
right is the —
3rd Room: *1. Guercino, Ecce Homo; 4, 5. Peters, Sea-pieces; 9. Andrea
del Sarto (1), Madonna; 17. Caravaggio, Madonna; 23. Both, Beautiful even¬
ing landscape; 26. Fra Bartolommeo, Madonna, resembling Raphael's Ma¬
donna Canigiani ; 43. Saraceni, Martyrdom of two saints ; 44. After Raphael,
Julius II.; 50. School of Titian, Philip II. of Spain (originai at Naples);
55. Netherlandish School, Kitchen-scene; 63. Conca, Adoration of the Magi;
61. Vasari, Holy Family; 52. Saraceni, Vanity ; 84. Borgognone, Cavalry
skirmish; 88. C. Dolci, Ecce Homo.
4th Room: 11. Guido Reni, Herodias; 16. G. Reni, Madonna; 22. Ba¬
roccio , Christ and Mary Magdalene ; 27. Lod. Carracci, Heads as studies ;
35. Parmigianino, Four heads; Maratta, 40. Portrait of his daughter; 41.
Copy of Seb. del Piombo's female portrait (so-called Fornarina) in the tribuna
of the Uffizi; 43. Maratta, Madonna; 47. Poelemburg (?), Landscape with the
judgment of Paris, after Raphael; 44. After Diirer, Hare; also eleven small
pictures from military life, erroneously attributed to Calloi. Ancient marble
chair with reliefs, found near the Lateran.
5th Room, in which Christina of Sweden is said to have died: Ceiling-
decorations of the school of the Zuccheri. 12. Carlo Dolci, St. Agnes;
14. Maratta, Annunciation; 20. Lanfranco, Polyphemus and Ulysses; 23.
Frane. Albani, Madonna; 44. Marc. Venusti, Holy Family, designed by
Michael Angelo; 50. Salv. Rosa, Card-players ; 51. Marc. Venusti (?), Sculptor.
— In this room also is an ancient Mosaic (beside No. 23), representing two
restive oxen, with the plough and driver.
6th Room, containing an interesting collection of portraits: '43. Ger¬
man Master (not Diirer), Cardinal; 19. German Master (not Holbein), Por¬
trait of a man, much retouched (1536); *20. G. Romano, Monsgr. Ghiberti;
22. Rembrandt (?), Old woman ; 23. Unknown Master (not Qiorgione), Por¬
trait of a man; 26. Spanish School, Portrait; 32. Van Dyck, Portrait; 34.
Nativity of Mary, after Durer's woodcut ; 47. Rubens (?), Portrait ; 50. Titian,
Card. Alex. Farnese, freely retouched.
7th Room: *13. G. Poussin, Landscape; 21. Luca Giordano, Christ as a
boy in the Tempie; 22, *23, 24. Fra Angelico, Descent of the Holy Ghost,