A classical item from the world of museums. The three gods joy, charm and beauty.
The Three Graces
The Three Graces are classical for the world of Museums: The gods joy, charm and beauty. The original and model for the reproduction is in the Louvre in Paris and dated to the year 100 BC. The reproduction relief is fabricated out of alabaster stucco with ancient patina and has a gadget for hanging.
Sandro Botticelli, Rubens or Antonio Canova. They flaunted the Three Graces masterly. In their paintings and sculptures we meet the three shy, naked beauties - playmates in the entourage of the Greek god Venus or Aphrodite. They hold their handy, seem to be absorbed by an intimate game, a game for three. Tender grace radiates from the group of young women, sensual attraction coming from a magic of innocence. The Three Graces or Charities - so their Greek name - embody beauty and love of life: Aglaia (the gleam), Euphrosyne (cheerful soul), und Thalia (the blossom) according to the legend are the daughters of the god father Zeus and the sea nymph Euronyme.
Their presentation always has been characterised by the idealistic imagination of feminine bodies of the corresponding time.
- measures relief circa 40x37 cm
- original in the Louvre Paris
- alabaster stucco with ancient patina
- with gadget for hanging
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