Young woman

Les trois Grâces

The Three Graces

The three daughters of Jupiter, Thalie, Euphrosyne and Aglaia represent abundance, joy and splendor, respectively. The three Graces are positive symbols representing happiness, fertility, beauty and creativity as much for the Romans as for the…


Vénus

Venus, Goddess of Love

Venus, the goddess of love and fertility, venerated by the Romans her cult was assimilated to that of Aphrodite among the Greeks. Patroness of the city of Pompei under the name of Venus Fisica Pompeiana,…


Madame George Drummond - Gainsborough

Madame George Drummond – Gainsborough

Madame George Drummond, 1779-1782 – Thomas Gainsborough is a famous British painter known for his landscapes and magnificent portraits, he mastered, as in this painting, the finesse of the transparent and draped fabrics. Madame George…


Femme romaine se coiffant

Young Roman woman styling herself

The preservation of Pompeii, by its burial in the volcanic ashes of Vesuvius, has brought to our days scenes of the common life more rare. They are frescoes that in their time were more decorative…