The Three Graces (Rubens)

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The Three Graces
The Three Graces, by Peter Paul Rubens, from Prado in Google Earth.jpg
ArtistPeter Paul Rubens
Dimensions221 cm × 181 cm (87 in × 71 in)
LocationMuseo del Prado, Madrid

The Three Graces is an oil painting of the Three Graces by Peter Paul Rubens.

The painting was held in the personal collection of the artist until his death, then was purchased by king Philip IV of Spain and in 1666 it went to the Royal Alcazar of Madrid, before hanging in the Museo del Prado.[1]

There were other variations by Rubens on the theme of Three Graces.[2] Physical dimensions of this painting are 221 cm × 181 cm (87 in × 71 in) without frame.

The painting features in comedian Hannah Gadsby's stand-up show Douglas[3]


  1. ^ "The Three Graces" by Rubens at Museo del Prado.
  2. ^ Peter C. Sutton, Marjorie E. Wieseman, Nico Van Hout. "Drawn By The Brush: Oil Sketches By Peter Paul Rubens." Yale University Press, 2004
  3. ^ Matthew Dessem (May 28, 2020). "A Guide to Every Work of Art in Hannah Gadsby's Douglas". Slate. Retrieved January 10, 2021.