d. Santa Pudensiana. ROME. !• N. and E. Hills. 205
Left wall: 4. Simone da Pesaro, Holy Family; 6. School of
Leonardo da Vinci, St. John. Back-wall : 14. Three antique murai
paintings; 21. Titian(?), Vanity. — Right wall: 27. Van Dyck,
Portrait; Statue of Athena Tritogeneia.
Room on the right. Opposite the entrance, 43. Domenichino,
Fall of man. Left wall : *36. Lorenzo Lotto, Triumph of Chastity.
Right wall: 51. Ribera(?), St. Bartholomew; 52. Luca Signorelli,
Holy Family. Entrance-wall: 55. L. Caracci(?), Samson. — Room
on the left. Entrance wall: (right) 100. Guido Reni, Andromeda;
N. Poussin, 98. Putto, 99. Portrait of himself, a copy of the ori¬
ginai in the Louvre; 101. Three small antique Watt Paintings of
putti (two not numbered) and fragment of an antique Stucco Orna-
ment, (no number) Victoria. On this wall (94-96, 102-104) and the
two following (60 on the left wall; opposite, 67-69, 73-75): Christ
and the Apostles, pictures by Rubens, studio-replicas of the paint¬
ings executed by him in 1603 for Madrid. Wall opposite the en¬
trance: 70. Domenichino, Triumph of David. Right wall: 82. Palma
Giovane, Adam and Ève.
Farther on in the Via del Quirinale, to the right, is the church
of San Silvestro al Quirinale (PI. II, 21), erected in 1524.
In the dome are four ovai frescoes by Domenichino: David dancing
before the Ark, Solomon and the Queen of Sheba, Judith, Esther and
Ahasuerus. In the 2nd Chapel to the left, two landscapes by Polidoro
da Caravaggio and his assistant Maturino: Betrothal of St. Catharine,
and Christ appearing to Mary Magdalene.
The Via del Quirinale ends at the Via Nazionale (p. 201).
d. From the Via Nazionale to Santa Maria Maggiore
and San Lorenzo fuori le Mura or the Porta Maggiore.
From the intersection (p. 200) of the Via Nazionale and the
Via Quattro Fontane, the S.E. continuation of the latter, the Via
Agostino Depretis (PI. I, II, 24), leads directly to the choir of
Santa Maria Maggiore. ¥e turn to the right before reaching the
sloping piazza in front of the latter, enter the Via Urbana, and
after a few paces reach —
Santa Pudenziana (PI. II, 27; open till 9, Sun. till 10a.m.;
custodian, Via Urbana 161, to be found from 1 to 4), traditionally
the oldest church in Rome, erected on the spot where St. Pudens
(2nd Timothy, IV, 21) and his daughters Praxedis and Pudentiana,
who entertained St. Peter, are said to have lived. The church,
restored as early as the reign of Pope Siricius (384-98), has been
frequently altered, especially in 1588, and has recently been mod-
ernized in very bad taste. In the fagade, adorned with modern
mosaics (St. Peter with SS. Pudens and Pudentiana; on the left
Pius I., on the right Gregory VII.), is an ancient portai borne by