398 IV. Bight Bank. ROME. e. The Vatican:
decorative scheme executed by Pinturicchio and his pupils in 1487.
— To the right of the entrance : *250. Thanatos, god of death, called
Il Genio del Vaticano or the Eros ('Amore1) of Centocelle, with
traces of wings on the back. Above, 249. Relief, erroneously at¬
tributed to Michael Angelo, Cosimo I. expelling the Vices from
Pisa; 251. Athlete, resembling the Doryphorus of Polycletus; *253.
Triton, upper part only, found near Tivoli ; 254. Nymph ; 255. Paris ;
257. Selene in her chariot, in delicate relief (from a representation
of her visit to Endymion); 259. Draped torso of Apollo Citharoedus,
incorrectly restored as Pallas (so-called Minerva Pacifera) with the
olive-branch ; 260. Greek votive-relief, dedicated to the gods of
pealing. *261. So-called Mourning Penelope, a copy of an archaic
work (head from another statue; comp. pp. 197, 402); on the
hedestal a relief of Bacchus and Ariadne,with Silenus. *264. Apollo
Sauroctonus, lying in wait for a lizard, after a bronze statue by
Praxiteles; *265. Amazon, from the Villa Mattei (p. xlix); 267.
Drunken satyr; 268. Juno, from the Thermae of Otricoli; 269. Tomb-
relief of a late period, freely restored. *271. and 390. (one on each
side of the arch which leads into the room of the busts) Posidippus
and Menander (so-called), two admirable statues in Pentelic marble
(remains exist of the originai bronze straps of the sandals). — The
visitor may conveniently quit this gallery here and inspect that of
the busts (see p. 399).
Window-wall, beyond the Menander: 392. Septimius Severus.
393. Suppliant seated on an Aitar, a fìner replica in the Galleria
Barberini (p. 187). 394. Neptune Verospi; 395. Apollo Citharoedus,
archaic; 396. Wounded Adonis (the hand of which there are traces
was probably that of a Cupid dressing the wound); 397. Reclining
Bacchus, from the Villa of Hadrian; 398. Macrinus, successor of
Caracalla. In front of the last, in the centre, a large alabaster basin,
found near Santi Apostoli. 399. iEsculapius and Hygieia, from
Palestrina; 401. Fragments of a son and a daughter from the group
of Niobe (p. 404), found, like the Fiorentine statues, near the Lateran ;
405. So-called Danaid, more probably a water-carrier; 406. Replica
of the Resting Satyr of Praxiteles. — In the window-niche: on the
right, * Greek Stele (Athlete receiving scraper and oil-flask from his
attendant). 421. Cinerary urn of orientai alabaster, found with the
travertine cippi placed under the statues numbered 248, 408, 410,
417, and 420; it once contained the remains of a member of the
imperiai Julian family. — End-wall : *414. Sleeping Ariadne, found
in the reign of Julius IL ; below it, Sarcophagus with battle of the
giants. At the sides: *412, 413. The Barberini Candelabra, the
largest and finest in existence, found in Hadrian's Villa; on each
three reliefs, (1.) Jupiter, Juno, Mercury, and (r.) Mars, Minerva,
and Venus. 416. Relief of the forsaken Ariadne, similar in treat¬
ment to the large statue; 417. Mercury; 420. Lucius Verus.