e. Academy. FLORENCE. 64. Route. 523
Botticelli Rooms (V, VI). — V. Room. To the right of the
entrance, 70. Afasaccio, St. Anua with the Virgin and Child; *71.
Andrea Verrocchio, Baptisrn of Christ (much injured), said to have
been finished by Leonardo da Vinci; 72. Franc. Pesellino, Predella
with the Adoration of the Holy Child, the Beheading of SS. Cosmas
and Damianus, and Miracles of St. Anthony; 73. Sandro Botti¬
celli, Coronation of the Virgin, with predella (No. 74); Andrea
del Sarto, 76. Four Saints, with predella (No. 77) representing
scenes from their lives, belonging to No. 61 (p. 522), 75. The RÍ3en
Christ (fresco); 78. Perugino, Crucifixión; 79. Fra Filippo Lippi,
AdoTation of the Holy Child. **80. Sandro Botticelli, Allegorical
representation of Spring: on the left, Mercury and the Graces,
Venus and Cupid with the bow in the middle, and on the right,
the Goddess of Spring and Flora (Chloris), accompanied by Zephyr,
the spring-wind. 82. Fra Filippo Lippi, Adoration of the Child.
— VI. Room. To the right of the entrance: 98. Descent from the
Cross, the design and upper half by Filippino Lippi, the lower half
by Pietro Perugino; opposite, 84. Franc. Botticini (?; heTe ascribed
to Sandro Botticelli), Tobias with the three angels; 85. Botticelli,
Madonna enthroned, with angels and six saints; *86. Fra Filippo
Lippi, Predella with scenes from the legends of SS. Frigidianus
and Augustine; 88. Botticelli, Madonna with six saints ; 92. Lor.
di Credi, Adoration of the Holy Child; 91, 93. Filippino Lippi,
St. Jerome and John the Baptist; 94. Lor. di Credi, Adoration of
the Holy Child; 97. Fra Bartolomeo, Apparition of the Virgin to
St. Bernard, a youthful work with a beautiful landscape (injuTed).
— We now return to the front part of the Dorned Room and pass
through the door to the left into the —
Room of the Beato Angélico (R. VII). Right: Fra Angélico,
246. Pietá; 243. History of SS. Cosmas and Damián; 233-237,
252-254. Life of Christ in 8 pictures and 35 sections (executed
with the aid of other painters; No. 233 an early work of Alessio
Baldovinetti); in the midst of them, 250. Crucifixión, with Mary
and John; 251. Coronation of the Virgin; above, 227, 265. Madonna
with saints; beside the door, to the left, *266. Last Judgment (the
representation of the blessed, to the left, full of grace and feeling).
— Adjoining are the —
Rooms of the Early Florentine School (VIII and IX), with
works of the 14th and 15th centuries. — VIH. Room. 263, 264.
Fra Filippo Lippi, Annunciation, with SS. John the Baptist and
Anthony the Hermit. — IX. Room. 9. Pacino di Bonaguida, Cruci¬
A staircase in the vestibule ascends to the first floor, on which is tbe
unimportant Gallery of Modern Pictures. — From the ante room we
turn to the left into the lst R.: 10. Frunc. Hayez, The two Foscari; 15.
P. Benvenuti, Héctor chiding Paris; 19. Rod. Morgari, Death of Raphael;
25. Cassioli, Battle of Legnano. — 2nd R.: 39. Ussi, Expulsión of the Duke
of Athensfrom Florence; 53. Ademollo, Battle of Solferino in 1859. — 3rd R.:
70. Castagnola, Filippo Lippi and the nun Buti; 82. Bezzuoli, Entry of