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  • Place of origin:

    Italy (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    pre 1932 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil drawing on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by F. L. Lucas

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 6

Physical description

Copy, in pencil, of a Roman mural painting depicting three women, set within an interior space, with three cherubs. The woman on the right is seated by a cage containing a cherub and is lifting a second cherub, by its wings, out of the cage. On the left there are two other women, one is seated with a cherub on her lap.

Place of Origin

Italy (probably, drawn)


pre 1932 (drawn)


Unknown (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil drawing on paper


Height: 8.875 in, Width: 6.875 in

Descriptive line

Drawing, copy of a mural painting from Pompeii, Herculaneum or Stabiae, pencil, Italy, pre 1932

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1932. London: HMSO, 1933.


Paper; Pencil



Subjects depicted

Murals; Women; Cherubs


Drawings; Paintings; Designs


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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