Gal. degli Uffizi. FLORENCE. 52. Route. 295
and Frederick of Saxony; 847. Cranach, Luther and Melanchthon; 848.
Claude Lorrain, Sea-landscape with the Villa Medici at Rome; 777. Diirer,
St. James the Great; 783. Van Dyck, Madonna; 784. Holbein, Zwingli; "786.
G. Dow, Schoolmaster; 799. Holbein, Sir Thomas More; 800. Schalken, Girl
with a candle. — In the 2nd Saloon eight pictures from the lives of SS.
Peter and Paul, by Johann Schduffelin of Nuremberg. R. 744. Nic. Fru-
menti (German School), Tabernacle with the Raising of Lazarus ; 742. D. Te¬
nters senr., Alchemist; 698. Van der Goos, Madonna; 760. Teniers junr.,
Love-scene; "703. Memling, Madonna; 705. Teniers junr., Physician; 706.
Teniers junr., St. Peter weeping.
This saloon contains numerous battle-pieces, by Bourguignon and
others, and a beautifully inlaid table. R. 679. and 689. Portraits of the
poet Vittorio Alfieri and the Countess of Albany (b. 1763, d. at Flo¬
rence 1824), by Fabre de Montpellier, with two autographs by Alfieri
on the back; 693. Poussin, Venus and Adonis (a sketch); 674. Larguil-
liere , Rousseau; 672. Grimoux, Young pilgrim; 667. Clone!', Francis I. on
Then to the I. in the corridor is the
Cabinet of the Gems
(generally closed since a theft committed in 1860; application should be
made to one of the custodians). This saloon contains four columns of orien¬
tal alabaster and four of verde antico; in the six cabinets are preserved
upwards of 400 gems and precious stones, once the property of the Medici.
In the 1 st cabinet on the r. a vessel of lapis lazuli; two basreliefs in gold
on a ground of jaspar, by Giovanni da Bologna. 2nd: Two vessels of onyx;
casket of rock-crystal with representation from the life of Christ, executed
by Valerio Belli for Pope Clement VII.; * portrait of the grand - duke Cos¬
mo III., in Florentine mosaic, of 1619; three bas-reliefs in gold on a
ground of jaspar, by Giovanni da Bologna; two vases of rock-crystal. 3rd:
Cover of a crystal vase, in enamelled gold, executed for Diana of Poitiers.
The glass - cabinets by the window contain golden trinkets of ancient
Etruscan workmanship. 4th: Venus and Cupid in porphyry. 5th: Bas-
relief of gold and jewels, representing the Piazza della Signoria, by Gio¬
vanni da Bologna. 6th: Vase of rock-crystal, by Benvenuto Cellini.
"Two Saloons of the Venetian School.
1st Saloon, r. 576. Titian, Portrait of Sansovino; 583. Giov. Bellini,
Pieta; 589. Paolo Veronese, Martyrdom of St. Justina; 590. Titian, Madonna;
"596. P. Veronese, Esther in presence of Ahasuerus; 595. Jacopo da Ponte,
surnamed Bassano, Portraits of the painter's family; "599, 605. Titian, Por¬
traits of the Duke and Duchess of Urbino. — 2nd Saloon: r. 609. Titian,
Battle between Venetians and Imperial troops; 613. Paris Bordone, Portrait;
614. Titian, Giovanni de' Medici (father of Cosmo I.); 616. Pordenone,
Paul struck by lightning; 617. Tintoretto, Marriage of Cana (a copy); "618.
Titian, Madonna (a study); "622. Giorgione, Maltese knight; 623. Palma
Vecchio, Madonna; 625. Titian, Madonna; ""626. Titian, 'Flora'; 628. Boni¬
fazio, Last Supper; 633. Titian, Madonna; "636. P. Veronese, Crucifixion;
638. Tintoretto, Sansovino ; "648. Titian, Catharina Cornaro, Queen of Cyprus.
Two Corridors with Sculptures of the Tuscan School.
I. 347—351. Five bas-reliefs in marble representing the history of St.
Giovanni Gualberto of the monastery ofS. Salvi near Florence, by Benedetto
da Rovezzano. 352. Tomb-relief of the wife of Fr. Tornabuoni, by Veroc-
chio. II. "Ten bas-reliefs with singing choristers, by Luca della Robbia, ori¬
ginally destined to embellish the organ in the cathedral. Another, but in¬
ferior relief, 373. dancing children, by Donatello, was executed for the same
purpose. 374. Virgin (unfinished), by Michael Angelo. 362. "Fides, by Mat¬
teo Civitali. Over the door: Mask of a satyr, an early work of Michael
Beyond this is the Office of the Director; also the Collection
of Coins, accessible by special permission only.