Ruebens, The Three Graces. They would be quite beautiful by Heian standards, assuming, of course, they would modify their eyebrows, blacken their teeth, etc (underlying attitude: "We're wealthy enough to be plump"--wealth and beauty nearly always go together in social codes). But this depiction of them would be disgustingly ugly to Heian Japanese--because they are nude. And not only to Heian Japanese--it was not until approximately the turn of the twentieth century that the nude became a legitimate subject of artistic depiction in Japan.