4 Route 1.
in 1641; 34. Portrait of the printer Froben; 26. A London Merchant In
the same room: H. Fries (of Freiburg), 45—51. From the history of Mary;
52—54. Two wings of an altar of St. John from Freiburg. In the centre
of the room, Rebecca, a statue in marble by H. lmhof. — B. Early Ger¬
man Masters. 51—72. Colmar (Schongauer's) School; 75. H. Baldung Griin,
Death kissing a woman, and 76. Death grasping a woman by the hair;
81. Cranach the Elder, Stag-hunt, and 84. Lucretia. — Modern Swiss
Masters. *135. Vautier, Poor rustic debtor urged by a rich neighbour
and his agent to sell his property; 136. E. Girardet, Two girls with a
fortune-teller; 141. A. Landerer, The Confederate ambassadors entering
Bale in 1501 to swear allegiance to the constitution; *146. Stuckelberg,
Festival of St. Mary in the Sabine Mts., and (without number) Marionettes;
*Calame, Alpine landscape at dusk, the Schreckhorn and Wetterhorn;
*150. F. Roller, Herd of cows being watered at evening, 151. Horse piece,
and (without number) Cows by a lake; 155. Bbcklin, Mary Magdalene
mourning over the body of Christ; 160. Sleffan, Mountain landscape; 166.
L. Robert, Wounded bandit and his wife; without number, F. Buchser,
Fire Capuchins praying while a lady and gentleman pass by. Bust of
Sam. Birmann by Christen. (1871). — D. Miscellaneous Works (Italian,
French, Netherlands), most of them unimportant. 171. Herri de Bles,~Ro\y
Family; 176. Honthorst, Flea-hunt; D. Tenters, 184. Musicians, *185. Rus¬
tic interior; 198. H. Aldegrever, The Anabaptist prophet A. Joris of Delft.
— E. Birmann Collection. 266. Ann. Caracci, Nativity; 281. Phil, de
Champaigne, Portrait of a clergyman; 282. Mabuse, Adoration of the Magi;
*291. Teniers, Smoker; 311—324. Works by Peter Birmann; 325—230. Sam.
Birmann. — F. Modern German School (the room farthest to the N., to
the 1. of the Holbein Room). J. Koch, *351. Macbeth and the witches,
+352. Landscape with a view of Olevano; 360. W. Ahlborn, Landscape
with a mediaeval town; *361. Overbeck, Death of Joseph; 362. Schnorr,
' Domine quo vadis?'; 366. Neher, The angel visiting Abraham; 357. Sleinle,
St. Luke painting the Madonna. — G. Modern Drawings (at the S. and
opposite end of the collection). 1—13. Hess, Schraudolph, and J. C. Koch,
Cartoons for the frescoes in St. Boniface at Munich; 26—35. Overbeck,
Pencil sketches; 36. Schwind, Parable of the vineyard (in water-colours);
29—40. Schwind, Drawings of his earlier period; B. Genelli, *41. Jacob
and Rachel at the well, *42. Rape of Europa; 44—48. K. Eberhard, Draw¬
ings; 50. /. Koch, Adam and Eve; 51. Cornelius, First design for the
Olympus in the Hall of the Gods at the Glyptotbek; 42. Cornelius, Last
Judgment, a pencil sketch of the fresco in St. Ludwig's at Munich; *53.
Carstens, Olympus attacked by the Titans and Rape of Proserpine (in
water-colours); 54. Schick, Family of fauns; *55. Eberle, Mourning Jews
at Babylon; 58—62. Sleinle, Drawings; 65. Rottmann, View of Sicyon; 71.
Schnorr, The days of creation; 83. Schwanthaler, Scene in a circus. — The
Cabinet of Antiquities contains small Roman and Greek antiquities and
statuettes, most of them found at Augst (p. 1) and Windisch (p. 17),
ancient, monstrances and ecclesiastical vessels, E. Indian idols, Swiss coins
and medals, Etruscan vases, terracottas, mosaics, Sic. — The Mexican
Cabinet (usually closed) contains a number of Mexican curiosities, two
mummies, figures and other objects from Peru and Chili, and other objects
of ethnographical interest.
The University Library in the same building (open from
2 to 4) contains upwards of 85,000 volumes and 4000 MSS.;
among the latter are the transactions of the church council,
writings of Luther, Melanchthon, etc. The University (130 students),
founded in 1459 by Pius II., is celebrated as the school of the
great mathematicians Bernouilli, Merian, and Euler. The hall
contains upwards of 100 portraits of the learned men of Bale
of the cosmographer Sebastian Miinster (A. 1552), the reformers
Oecolampadius and Grynaeus, etc.