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god (lar), with a vase and drinking-horn. Caskets, lamps, vases.
Statuette of the triple-bodied Hecate. Articles found in the necro¬
polis on the Esquiline (Via dello Statuto). At the end of the corri¬
dor is a statue of Hercules in gilded bronze, found in the Forum
Boarium (p. 322), in the pontificate of Sixtus IV. — We now
enter the —
Picture Gallery, founded by Benedict XIV. and containing
several excellent works.
I. Room. On the entrance-wall, to the right and left, Tintoretto,
Baptism and Scourging of Christ; to the left, Dosso Dossi, Holy
Family; Daniele da Volterra, St. John; Albani, Nativity of the
Virgin; Copy of Paolo Veronese, Virgin and saints. Opposite the
entrance: * Rubens, Romulus and Remus (ca. 1610); Copy of
N. Poussin, Triumph of Flora (originai in the Louvre). On this
and the following narrow wall, above: Annibale Caracci, Fres¬
coes from the story of Cupid and Psyche. On the entrance-wall,
to the right, Tintoretto, Crown of Thorns; above, Lo Spagna,
Apollo and the Muses, frescoes from the hunting-lodge of La Ma¬
gli ana (p. 489).
II. Room. Salvator Rosa, Soldier, Witch. Views of Rome in
the first half of the 18th cent., by L. and G. Vanvitelli.
III. Room (to the right of the preceding). On the right, Cara¬
vaggio, Fortune-teller; under glass, Parmigianino, St. John the
Baptist; Palma Vecchio (not Titian), Christ and the adulteress.
Narrow wall: * Guercino, St. Petronilla raised from the tomb and
shown to her bridegroom, a large canvas painted for St. Peter's
where it is replaced by a copy in mosaic. — On the left, Guido
Reni, Blessed soul (unfinished). — Returning to R. II, we now
enter (to the right) the —
IV. Room. On the right, *Titian, Baptism of Christ (ca. 1512-
13); * Velazquez, Portrait of himself (1630); A. van Dyck, Por¬
traits of the painters Lucas and Cornelius de Wael; Marcello
Venusti (?), Portrait of Michael Angelo ; * Van Dyck, Portraits of
the poet Thomas Killigrew and of Henry Carew; Pietro da Cor¬
tona, Alexander and Darius; Moroni, Portraits.
V. Room. Domenichino, the Cumaean Sibyl ; School of Paolo
Veronese, Virgin and St. Anne; School of Guercino, the Persian
Sibyl; P. Veronese, Rape of Europa (studio-replica of the originai
in the Doges' Palace at Venice) ; Tintoretto, Magdalen.
VI. Room. Madonnas and other works by Garofalo. Gentile
Bellini^), So-called portrait of Petrarch; Style of Bissolo (not
Giov. Bellini), Portrait; Cola dell' Amatrice, Death and Assump¬
tion of the Virgin; School of Botticelli, Virgin and saints; School
of Fr. Francia, Virgin and saints (1513); Ercole Grandi (? not