Main Vestibule

The Main Vestibule, just beyond the Portico entrance, leads up the stairs to Central Hall, Room 1 and the galleries on the main floor. Boris Anrep's mosaics were added in the 1920s and 30s, depicting leading figures of the day as characters from mythology.

Paintings in this room

Sir Francis Legatt Chantrey: 'Charles Long, 1st Baron Farnborough'
Charles Long, 1st Baron Farnborough
Sir Francis Legatt Chantrey
Pierre-Cécile Puvis de Chavannes: 'The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist'
The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist
Pierre-Cécile Puvis de Chavannes