Design for a staircase, Scenes from the story of Achilles; a quasi-diagrammatic layout showing three main walls, with a 'bust' of a philosopher and a military trophy, another with a military trophy, pilasters, medallion-heads of philosophers and urns in shell-topped niches, a third with a female 'statue' in a niche, Ulysses before Achilles and the daughters of Lycomedes, a ceiling with Thetis before Jupiter, a wall with the education of Achilles by Chiron and another showing Achilles dipped in the Styx Pen and brown ink, with grey wash
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