The Winged Victory of Samothrace, ca. 190 BCE. | Victoria de Samotracia, ca. 190 a.C.    Photos will never do it justice.

Nike alighting on a warship (Nike of Samothrace), from Samothrace, Greece, ca. 190 BC (otherwise known as Winged Victory or Victory of Samothrace).

Greek Goddess of Victory, Nike by Mahealani Palepale. Wing Victory of Samothrace, also identified as the Goddess of Victory, Nike, was discovered by Charles Champoiseau in 1863 on a small island of Samothrace. This immaculate sculpture stands at 3.28m (11 feet) and is erected of Parian marble for the figurine and Gray Lartos marble for the base in which she stands on the bow of a vessel.

Greek Goddess of Victory, Nike

Has anyone noticed that Nike statues are always headless? of Victory! Winged Victory (Nike) of Samothrace, Greek statue (marble), century BC (Musée du Louvre, Paris).

Ancient Greece. The Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace,[1] is a 2nd century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory). Since 1884, it has been prominently displayed at the Louvre and is one of the most celebrated sculptures in the world. Invisible Ink | The Salt Girl Speaks

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The Louvre - It is the Winged Victory of Samothrace. It’s from the second century BCE, and it represents the Greek god of victory, Nike. It was made to commemorate a successful sea battle in Samothrace, and it actually did have a head once upon a time.

The winged victory of Samothrace. I saw this at the top of the grand staircase at the Louvre. It's extraordinary. I remember feeling as if I, too, had wings.

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The Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace, marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike. Dated at 190 BC at the Musee du Louvre in Paris, France

Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace.  2nd century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory).

The famous Winged Victory, a mysterious and graceful figure due to her lost arms and head. The statue portrays the messenger goddess of victory, Nike. Her strong stance, wings, and flowing garments evoke a sense of triumph.

Winged Victory in the Louvre Museum, Paris. Also called Nike of Samothrace. One of my favorite statues.

The Winged Victory of Samothrace, a second century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory). Estimated to have been created around 190 BC, the Victory is held to be one of the great.

~Winged Victory ~* also called "Nike of Samothrace"  Love love this piece!

Greek Art - A famous late Hellenistic statue is the 'Nike', or 'Winged Victory'. my favorite statue, breathtaking in person

Victoria de Samotracia. Quite possibly my favorite statue, which is probably due in part to the fantastic way it's displayed at Le Louvre. So beautiful and dramatic!

The Winged Victory of Samothrace ~ The Louvre, Paris, France. She is also named nike. So nike is the god of victory. people thought when they won that is was because of nike. So she was an amazing god in greek.

Winged Victory of Samothrace, on exhibition in the Louvre, FR. Been here, seen this, gorgeous.

sheanstrong: Winged Victory of Samothrace. My favorite... (A Gentlewoman)

Nike of Samothrace (Winged Victory)- Probably my most favorite piece of sculpture.

Nike of Samothrace: Helmed a Ship, Helms the Louvre

"Winged Victory of Samothrace" aka "The Nike of Samothrace" -- Greek -- Century BCE -- Marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory). One of the most celebrated sculptures in all of history. Belonging to the Louvre Museum -- Paris, France

Nike of Samothrace

Nike of Samothrace, Louvre, Paris The Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace, is a second century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory).

Nike (Victory) of Samothrace, from the Sanctuary of the Great Gods 300-190 BCE. Made during Hellenistic Time  of marble and stands 8"1' tall.

"Winged Victory - Nike of Samothrace" - by FAR my favorite sculpture in the whole of the Louvre!

Musée du Louvre Memory - the Winged Venus of Samothrace will be the first marvelous sculpture to welcome you upon entering the Louvre museum galleries. It stands at the cross landing of the staircase leading to the exhibits. The stairs to the right of the statue is the gallery where Mona Lisa is seen.

Musée du Louvre Memory - the Winged Venus of Samothrace will be the first marvelous sculpture to welcome you upon entering the Louvre museum galleries.

Winged Victory of Samothrace, 3rd or 2nd Century BC, Musée du Louvre, Paris ancient greek sculptures

The famous Winged Victory of Samothrace, which was staged in the Sanctuary of the Great Gods at elevated base like a ship stern (about BC).

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