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Venus is shown naked, lying back in an interior, attended by the Three Graces (Aglaia, Euphrosyne and Thalia), the daughters of Zeus. One combs her hair, another holds Venus's right foot onto her thigh and a third ties a bracelet onto Venus's arm. Cupid stands between her legs with his bow and arrow on the floor in front of them. Another putto is seen in the background leaning in through the window and plucking flowers from a vase on the shelf inside.
oil on canvas
H 261.5 x W 205.5 cm
gift from Sir Henry Hugh Arthur Hoare along with the estate, house and its contents, 1946