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ΕΙΚΑΣΤΙΚΟΝ - Χαρακτική - Τάσσος

ΕΙΚΑΣΤΙΚΟΝ - Χαρακτική - Τάσσος

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

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

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).

Circé Poisoning The Sea, John William Waterhouse

My all time favourite painting. I have a a stunning framed copy of this just adore it. Waterhouse: The Modern Pre-Raphaelite - John William Waterhouse - Circe Invidiosa: Circe Poisoning the Sea, 1892

The "Winged Victory of Samothrace"  stands 11'  tall, made of marble and was found on the Samothrace island around 190 BC.  One of my favorite pieces and inspiration for my board.  This headless beauty is the ultimate contribution to my winged goddesses collection.   Currently housed in the Musee du Louvre, Paris.  This brilliant Helenistic sculpture stood on the prow of a ship leading the way to the Santuary of the Great Gods and proves that the Greeks were truely masters in sculpting.

Greek Art Winged Victory of Samothrace Marble, h. m ft) Found on the island of Samothrace Around 190 BC Musee du Louvre, Paris

So-called “Thermae boxer”: athlete resting after a boxing match. Bronze, Greek artwork of the Hellenistic era, 3rd-2nd centuries BC (the boulder is modern and replicates the ancient one). From the Thermae of Constantine.

So-called “Thermae boxer”: athlete resting after a boxing match. Bronze, Greek artwork of the Hellenistic era, centuries BC (the boulder is modern and replicates the ancient one). From the Thermae of Constantine. (was lucky enough to see this in Rome.

These paper mache Greek vases are one of my all-time favorite sculpture lessons! We started the lesson by looking at and discussing Greek art and design elements, which of course involved watching …

4th Grade Paper Mache Greek Vase Sculptures

Winged Victory of Samothrace (Nike of Samothrace), Marble, c. 200 BCE

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.

I love this post so much >>> I know this isn't PJO but it's about Greek mythology so it's going I here

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The Winged Victory of Samothrace ~ The Louvre, Paris, France

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.

Moon by Alphonse Mucha  I had a full sized door poster of this. It was gorgeous!

The Moon. From The Moon and the Stars Series. 1902 - Alphonse Maria Mucha I adore this artist's work.

d05df3f325f7260728d387efb7b117b4-595x744 Our Favorite Pieces of African American Sorority Art

Our Favorite Pieces of African American Sorority Art

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Arthur Rackham Illustration pour “A Wonder Book” de Nathaniel Hawthorne : “A sudden swarm of winged creatures brushed past her…”, Pandora - 1922

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