Three Graces (study for)

  • William Zorach, Three Graces (study for), 1960, cast and patinated plaster, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Tessim Zorach and Dahlov Ipcar, 1971.449.30

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William Zorach created this small sculpture as a study for the monumental Three Graces. The three Graces of Greek mythology represent fertility, charm, and beauty, qualities much like Zorach’s interests in life and in art, including nature, youth, motherhood, and lovers. Three Graces also brings together his fascination with the female form and his admiration for ancient Greek art.

Title
Three Graces (study for)
Artist
Date
1960
On View
Dimensions
12 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 6 1/4 in. (32.4 x 14.0 x 15.8 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Tessim Zorach and Dahlov Ipcar

Mediums
Mediums Description
cast and patinated plaster
Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure group
  • Study
  • Mythology – classical – Graces
Object Number
1971.449.30
Palette
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