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The Three Graces

The Graces - Euphrosyne, Thalia and Aglaea - were daughters of Zeus and goddesses of beauty and kindness. An irregular section above the heads of the figures has been cut away and replaced. Held suggests a date of c.1625/8, Jaff‚ gives c.1636. A preliminary drawing is at Christ Church, Oxford.

Not currently on display

Artist
Sir Peter Paul Rubens
Date
c.1636
Location
On loan to The Clark Institute, Williamstown USA
Dimensions
39.9 x 39.9 cm
Materials
Oil on panel
Acquisition
Bourgeois Bequest, 1811
Accession number
DPG264