East Quarters. BOLOGNA 56. Route. 399
The Via Santo Stefano farther on is bordered by flne palaces:
No. 43 Palazzo Ranuszi, by Triachini, No. 56 Pal. Trotti, now
Romí (Pl. 57; G, 6).
From the end of the Via S. Stefano, near the gate, the Via del
Baraccano (Pl. G, H, 7) leads to the right to the church of Madonna
del Baraccano, which possesses a flne pórtico oyAg. Barelli (ÍQ7T)
and contains a faded fresco hy Cossa, the Virgin with Giov. Benti¬
voglio I. and his wife Maria Vinciguerra (1472). The frame-work
surrounding the niche of the high-altar is by Properzia de' Rossi.
At the beginning of the Via Mazzini (PL F, G, H, 5), opposite
the Torre Garisenda, at the comer of the Via San Vitale, is the
church of San Bartolomeo di Porta Kavegnana (Pl. F, 4), erected
in 1516-30 by Formigine, with a handsome colonnade. In the in¬
terior, remodelled by G. B. Natali in 1655, are ceiling-paintings
by Angelo Colonna. At the 4th altar on the right is an Annun¬
ciation, one of the best works of Franc. Albani (1632), and beside
it are a Nativity and a Flight to Egypt, by the same master; in the
5th chapel on the left is a Madonna, by Guido Reni.
Farther on in the Via Mazzini, on the right, No. 19, is the
oíd inner fajade of the 13th cent. Palazzo Isolani (Pl. 47a; restored
1877), with a projecting upper story, resting upon oaken beams. —
Opposite, on the left, No. 24-, is the —
Pal. Sampieri (Pl. 54; F, 5), with the inscription 'Gallería
Sampieri', adorned with admirable frescoes from the myth of Her¬
cules by the Carracci (1593) and Guercino. The other paintings it
contains are of little valué (fee f/g fr.).
2nd R. Frescoea on the ceiling: 'Hercúlea contending with Júpiter;
right wall, Ceres seeking Proaerpine, by Lod. Carracci. — 3rd R. On the
ceiling: The path to virtue ia difficult; right wall, Giant atruck by
lightning, both by Annib. Carracci. — 4th R. Ceiling: Hercúlea and
Atlaa; wall on the right, Hercules and Cacus, by Agost. Carracci. —
5tb R. Ceiling-painting: Hercúlea and Antseua, by Guercino. — 6th R.
Ceiling-painting: Geniua of strength, by Guercino.
The adjoining House of Rossini (Pl. 59; No. 26) was erected by
the great composer in 1825, and adorned with inscriptions from
Cicero and Virgil.
The flne Gothic church of Santa Maria dei Serví (Pl. G, 5),
built by Fra Andrea Manfredi in 1383 et seq., with a fore-court and
a pórtico borne by remarkably thin columns placed very far apart,
is adorned with frescoes (much damaged) on the facade, dating from
the 17th century.
Interior. 2nd altar on the left: Franc. Albani, Christ and Mary
Magdalen; over the adjacent side-portal is the tomb of Lod. Gozzadini
(d. 1536), in stucco, by Giov. Zacchi. 6th altar: Innocenzo da Imola, An¬
nunciation, in an oíd frame. — Over the high-altar, by Montorsoli (1561),
Christ riaen from the Dead, and Mary and St. John, below (1.) Adam, (r.i
Moaea, at the back the portrait of the donor. — In the choir-ambulatory,
to the left, are the tomb of a cardinal, in the style of Jac. della Quercia,
and the tomb of Jac. and Andr. Grato (1504); to the right, is a (repainted)
terracotta relief, representing the Madonna and SS. Lawrence and Eustace
with two angela, by Vincenzo Onofri, 1503.