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The Three Graces
Edward Coley Burne-Jones -- (1833-1898) Pre-Raphaelelite
c. 1890-1896
Private collection
Charcoal and pastel on brown paper
139 x 69.5 cm (54.72 x 27.36 in)

Jpg: Art Renewal Center
Three Graces - other artists

From: Scott Thomas Buckle
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Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2005

The drawing is a study for EBJ's 'Venus Concordia' in the Plymouth Museum. Sargent's treatment of the Three Graces also suggests familiarity with the works of John Flaxman, but goes beyond the constraints of neoclassical interpretations of the subject.

John Singer Sargent

The Three Graces
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Rotunda Bas-Relief

Special thanks to Scott Thomas Buckle, a friend of the JSS Gallery, for sending me the link and information.

By:  Natasha Wallace
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