220 I- N. and E. Hills. ROME. f- Villa Borghese.
the Trojans after the death of Hector. Rear-wall: lxxxv. So-called
Sappho. Upon No. mi e: Sarcophagus-relief, with the history of
Leto ; to the left, the goddess in her wanderings, with the locai
deities of Delos; in the centre Zeus with the infants Apollo and
Artemis ; to the right, assembly of the gods. in e. Bacchio relief,
also belonging to the reliefs in the Salone. — Painting on the
rear-wall : 7. Padovanino, Minerva arming.
V- Room. In the centre : Apollo and Daphne, a much admired
work of Bernini, executed in his 18th year (1616). Right wall:
cxvii. Apollo with a grif fin and tripod, an archaistic work ; cxvi.
Three-sided base, with Mercury, Venus, and Bacchus. Wall oppo¬
site the entrance: cxv. Statuette of a boy playing with a bird;
exin. Statuette of a fettered boy. Exit-wall: cvn. Fishermen and
herdsmen, a genre group, intended for the decoration of a fountain.
VI. Room ('Galleria') with modern porphyry busts of emperors.
In the centre, a porphyry bath said to have been found in the Mau¬
soleum of Hadrian (p. 357). In the doorway to the Salone is a
beautiful antique vessel of ophite, the only specimen of the kind in
Rome. The superb marble incrustation of the walls deserves notice.
The herma of Bacchus, a bronze head with a beautiful alabaster
pedestal, near the exit, is modern.
VII. Room. To the right of the entrance: clxxxi. Archaic
female bust. By the window to the right, clxxvii. Torso of Venus
with Cupid; to the left, clxxvi. Modern copy of the 'Thorn Ex¬
tractor' (p. 281). Exit-wall: clxxii. Sleeping hermaphrodite (comp.
Vili. Room. In the centre, Bernini, JSneas and Anchises, the
first large work of the artist, then in his 15th year (1613). By the
entrance, eie. JSsculapius and Telesphorus, gods of healing. Right
wall: cvnc. Leda. Opposite the entrance, clxxxvhi. Roman tomb-
stone. Exit-wall: clxxxiv. AlgardiQ), Putti in relief; clxxxih.
IX. Room. In the centre, ce. Satyr on a Dolphin (fountain-
figure), the model of the Jonah in Santa Maria del Popolo designed
by Raphael (p. 179). Entrance-wall: cci. Youthful Maenad; ceni.
Paris. Exit-wall : ccxv. Venus ; ccxv. Archaic Female Figure, a
Greek originai work.
X. Room. In the centre, *ccxxv. Dancing Satyr, wrongly
restored (he originally played on the doublé flute). Opposite the
entrance, ccxxxvn. Seated figure of a philosopher, resembling the
so-called Menander in the Vatican (p. 398). Fine ceiling-paintings
We now return to the Galleria (R. VI) and ascend the adjoining
staircase to the —