The painters voyage of Italy in which all the famous paintings of the most eminent masters are particularised, as they are preserved in the several cities of Italy ...
Barri, Giacomo, ca. 1630-ca. 1690., Lodge, William, 1649-1689.
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The STATE OF MODENA.

The City of Modena.

The Gallery of the most Serene Duke.

IN this famous Treasury you see a half-figure, and a Head, by the most ingenious Leonarda da Vinci.

In the same you see a Ritratto of Raphael, and two Heads, by Andrea del Sarto.

And a great Square of Abraham's Sacrifice, by the same Sarto.

Page  137 There are ten pieces, or there-abouts, by Giu∣lio Romano.

You likewise see a Head, by Giorgone.

In this same Gallery there are four Squares by Titian.

The first represents the B. Virgin and S. Joseph travelling into Egypt.

The second is the Blessed Virgin and her Son, and S. Paul.

The third is the Child Jesus in the Manger.

Then follows the fourth called the Quadro della Moneta, viz. When the Hebrews shewed money to the Redeemer, singular works of the Author.

There are also seen some little pieces of Heads, by Pordenon.

Then follows the Picture of our Saviour, with another beautiful Square of old Palma.

Next are two great Squares of noble Paulo Veronese.

In one you will admire the Marriage of Cana in Galilee.

In the other the Coming of the Magi, with two other Squares, some of the fairest works of the Author.

The next you see is a famous Night-piece, by Correggio; one of his most admirable works, the Lights of the Picture darting out miraculously.

In like manner you will admire two Squares of bold Tintoret.

Also two of Giacomo Bassano.

One does demonstrate the History of the Sa∣maritan.

Page  138 The other is a Piece of Animals, both of them singular works, after his usual manner.

After these there are great Quantities of Squares, by Correggio, which I do forbear to name particularly for brevity sake.

You will see a Picture, and a Ritratto, by Parmeggianino.

There are likewise divers works of the three excellent Caraches.

There are also works of Guido Reno, and di∣verse other Authors, which would fill a Book alone to write of all such Jewels as are contained in this Gallery.

I have onely named the most principal, I leave the rest to the Virtuoso's and most curious, to observe them particularly at their own leisure.

The Domo.

There are two singular good Pictures by Guido Reno.

The City of Reggio.

The Church of S. Prospero.

WHere you see a Picture with the Blessed Virgin and the Child Jesus, and S. Giro∣lamo,Page  139 with S. Crispin and Crispianino, the works of Guido Reno.

The Picture in the Quire is by Hanniball Ca∣rache.

The little Church of S. Joseph.

There is a Picture which does demonstrate a living Christ, by Guido Reno.

The Confraternity of S. Rocco.

The Picture in the Quire is the work of Han∣niball Carache.

Finale di Modena.

The Church of S. Nicholas.

HEre you will find a Picture of the B. Virgin with her Son, and S. Lorenz, the work of Guercin da Cento.

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The House of Count Zuccati.

The Front of this House is all painted by the abovesaid Guercin da Cento.

The Castle of Carpi.

The Domo.

HEre is a marvellous Picture of S. Rocco, by the hand of Guido Reno.

Sassuoli ten miles distant from Modena.

The Church of the Capuchines.

IN which you will admire that most beautiful Piece at the great Altar, by the hand of Ludo∣vico Carache.

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The City of Mirandola.

IN this City (especially in the Duke's Gallery) they preserve variety of singular good works of diverse principal Authors, before-mentioned in this little work.