OTT, 1916 at Garsington with friends, 
OTT at far right, the only one looking  remotely classically Greek

LES Trois Grâces
at the Louvre

The marble sculpture of the Three Graces at the Louvre is an ancient Roman copy after a Greek original, restored in 1609 by Nicolas Cordier for Cardinal Scipione Borghese. The Three Graces’ are the Charites: Aglaea (Beauty), Euphrosyne (Mirth) & Thalia (Festivities).  According to Homer, the Three were part of the retinue of Aphrodite & daughters of Zeus & Eurynome, though some legends portray them as the daughters of Dionysus and Aphrodite or of Helios and the naiad Aegle. Typical- with these gods & royals -so hard to know who one's father is-

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