166 I. N. and E. Hills. -ROME. c. Via Nazionale.
street-level. Farther on, on the same side, is the handsome build¬
ing of the —
Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna (PL II, 24), built in 1880-83
by Piacentini, and mostly arranged for exhibitions. The entrance to
the 'Gallery of Modern Art', the largest existing collection of Italian
art of the 19th cent., is to the left in the vestibule (adm., see
pp. 140, 141). Director Prof. Jacovacci. We mention a few of the
most important works.
Ground Floor. A small room to the left of the entrance (below
Room 1 of the Plan) contains Sculptures: 59. Cencetti, Innocence;
26. Masini, Fabiola; 43. Ginotti, Euclid as a child; 29. Cecioni,
Mother and child; 39. Belliazzi, Sleeping shepherd-boy (all these in
marble). In the centre: 62. Cifariello, Jesus and Mary Magdalen, a
bronze group. — We now ascend the staircase to the —
First Floor, on which is the Picture Gallery (comp. Plan). —
Room I. Entrance-wall, 85. Gamba, Sea-piece; 239. Camino, Land¬
scape; opposite, 242-247. Jean Fame, Views of Rome. — In the
adjoining Cabinet (II): 91. Podesti, Triumph of Venus, an interest¬
ing example of Italian art in the middle of the 19th century; 11.