S. Martino Maggiore. BOLOGNA. 47. Route. 321
133. Bagnacavallo (after Raphael), Holy Family; 65. Lorenzo
Costa, Three saints (1502); 81. Fr. Francia, Madonna adoring the
Child, with saints and donors.
RoomG: *45. Lod. Carracci, Birth of the Baptist; 183. Tiarini,
Nuptials of St. Catharine; 34. Agostino Carracci, Communion of
St. Jerome; 207. Domenichino, Madonna del Rosario; 55. Giacomo
Cavedoni, Madonna in glory with saints; 37. Ann. Carracci, Ma¬
donna with saints; 2. Albani, Baptism of Christ; *42. Lod. Car¬
racci, Madonna with SS. Dominic, Francis, Clara, and Mary Mag¬
dalene, being portraits of members of the Bargellini family, at
whose cost the picture was painted ; 206. Domenichino, Martyrdom
of St. Agnes; *36. Ann. Carracci, Madonna withSS. Louis, Alexis,
John the Baptist, Francis, Clara, and Catharine; 35. Ag. Carracci,
Assumption; 47, Lod. Carracci, Conversion of Paul.
Room H : 175. Elisabetta Sirani, St. Anthony of Padua; 117.
Mazzolini, Mary and Joseph adoring the Child; 82. Francesco
Francia, Picture in three sections, on the left, the Adoration of
the Shepherds, in the centre the Madonna and Child, on the right
the Crucifixion in a beautiful landscape ; *142. G. Reni, Chalk
sketch for the Ecce Homo; 74. Prospero Fontana, Entombment.
In the centre: 360. Niccolb Alunno da Foligno, Madonna ador¬
ing the Child, with the Annunciation on the back, presented by
Pius IX. in 1856. — Rooms I, K, and L contain modern pictures.
Traversing the Via delle Belle Arti we next reach the Pal.
Bentivoglio (PL 34; F, 3), erected by this powerful family in the
16th cent, on the site of their ancient mansion which was destroyed
under Julius II. — A little to the S.W., in the Piazza S. Martino
(PL F, 3, 4), is situated the church of —
S. Martino Maggiore, a Carmelite church of 1313 in the
1st Chapel on the left: Enthroned Madonna with SS. Rochus, Sebastian,
and angels by Francia; 5th altar on the left, Assumption by Lor. Costa (?);
5th altar on the right, Madonna and saints by Aspertini; 4th altar on the
right, SS. Joachim and Anna by Giov. Taraschi (1558); 1st altar on the
right, Girol. Carpi, Adoration of the Magi.
On the N. side of the town, within the walls, and near the
Porta Galliera, which leads to the station, rises the slight eminence
of La Montagnola (PL E, F, 1, 2), converted during the first French
occupation into a promenade. Fine view of the town, with the villas
on the spurs of the Apennines in the foreground. The Giuoco di
Pallone (PL E, F, 2; p. 307) is situated here. In 1848 the Austrians
were attacked here by the Bolognese and compelled to evacuate the
town. On the S. is the Piazza dell' Otto Agosto, formerly Piazza
d'Armi. — New public Pleasure Grounds (Giardini Margherita)
have been laid out between the Barriera S. Stefano (PL H. 7) and
the Porta Castiglione (PL F, 7).
Baedeker. Italv I. 6th Edit.