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Birth of Venus - Sandro Boticelli - Ufizzi Gallery, Florence Italy, another Gasp moment.  Looking at one painting and turning around to see this took my breath away.

Proserpine (1874). Dante Gabriel Rossetti (English, Pre-Raphaelite, 1828‑1882). Oil paint on canvas. Tate. Proserpine, Empress of Hades, was allowed to return to earth, provided only she had not partaken of any of the fruits of Hades. But she had eaten one grain of a pomegranate, and this enchained her to her new empire and destiny. She is represented in a gloomy corridor of her palace, with the fatal fruit in her hand.

Emile Vernon..."The Three Graces" may refer to: Charities, known in Greek mythology as The Three Graces, goddesses of such things as charm, beauty, and creativity. In Roman mythology they were known as the Gratiae.

Venus of Arles (Aphrodite), Roman statute (copy) (marble), original attributed to Praxiteles, discovered in Arles, 1st century BC (Musée du Louvre, Paris).

detail of Primavera (The Three Graces), Sandro Botticelli (c. 1482) present location Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy