The Three Graces

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Description

They are the beautiful sister Goddesses who attended Aphrodity, the Goddess of love, and were personifications of of grace and beauty. They spread the joy of nature and lived on Olimpus. Their names, number and parentage vary, but they are generally said to be three sisters named Euphrosyne, who represented They are the beautiful sister Goddesses who attended Aphrodity, the Goddess of love, and were personifications jollity, Thalia identified with abundance, and Aglaea, a representation of splendor. They are daughters of Zeus and Eurynome or Hera. They influenced artists throughout the ages. They were depicted in sculpture and vase paintings by the ancient Greeks, in Roman wall paintings at Pompeii, in Botticelli’s allegorical painting known as Springtime, and in a marble statue carved by Canova. In art they are frequently represented as naked girls with their hands on each other’s shoulders, the two outer figures looking one way and the middle one looking the other.

Additional information

Weight 2.5 kg
Museum

Louvre Museum, France

Material

Stone finish

Specification

16" x14.5" (40 x 37 cm) Wall hanging, Stone finish

Culture

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