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Description Antonio Canova, The Three Graces. Location: Hermitage, St. Petersburg
Date 13 February 2006 (original upload date)
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From the youngest to oldest the Graces were: Agleaea ("Beauty"), Euphrosyne ("Good Cheer"), and Thalia ("Festivities"). Also known as the Charites (Greek Mythology name) or Gratiae by the Romans. They appear in many works of art, such as Boticelli's Primavera at the Uffizi gallery.

Photographer: Mak Thorpe, taken 1999.


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