Marble Statue Group of the Three Graces2 century BC by Unknown
Imperial period, Culture: Roman. These young girls represent The Three Graces: Aglaia (Beauty), Euphrosyne (Mirth), and Thalia (Abundance). They bestow what is most pleasurable and beneficent in nature and society: fertility and growth, beauty in the arts, harmonious reciprocity between men. This frieze-like composition is typical of 1st and 2nd c. BC classicizing art. .... http://www.metmuseum.org/collection/the-collection-online/search/256403?high=on&rpp=90&pg=1&rndkey=20160115&ft=*&pos=77
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