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  • Place of origin:

    Italy (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    late 19th-early 20th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lethaby, W. R., born 1857 - died 1931 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and coloured crayon drawing on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Grace A. Crosby in accordance with the wishes of Professor W. R. Lethaby

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 114

Physical description

Three pencil and coloured crayon drawings, on one sheet, depicting mosaics in the Cappella Palatina in the Palazzo Reale, Palermo. The mosaics depict: the Annunciation; a soldier from the group of St. Paul escaping from Damascus; and St. Athanasius.

Place of Origin

Italy (probably, drawn)


late 19th-early 20th century (drawn)


Lethaby, W. R., born 1857 - died 1931 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and coloured crayon drawing on paper


Height: 9 in, Width: 7.25 in

Descriptive line

Drawing by William Richard Lethaby, 3 drawings on 1 sheet depicting mosaics in the Cappella Palatina, Palazzo Reale, Palermo, pencil and coloured crayon, Italy, late 19th-early 20th century

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; Crayon



Subjects depicted

Palazzo; Mosaics; Soldier


Drawings; Designs; Mosaic; Christianity; Biblical Imagery


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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