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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 Nike of Samothrace - Currently in Louvre...

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.

Canova’s “Psyche Revived by Cupid’s Kiss”, by Nan Goldin - 2010

NAN GOLDIN Cupid with his wings on fire, Le Louvre, 2010 Chromogenic print 40 x 27 inches x cm) Ed. of 3 © Nan Gol.

Louvre - Niki tis Samothrakis

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.

Nike of Samothrace (Winged Victory) C. 200 BC, discovered in 1863. I am LIVING to see this in person.

Nike of Samothrace (Winged Victory). The marble torso of the goddess of victory was discovered in 1863 on the island of Samothrace in the Sanctuary of the Great Gods.

Victoria de Samotracia

Winged Victory of Samothrace

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

death becomes her

Amour Angel/Statue “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.” - From a headstone in Ireland (quote)

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

The Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace, is a century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory). The Greeks considered ideal beauty.

Statue of a winged stag outside a Scottish church

Peryton - winged stag - Linlithgow Palace, Scotland, fountain detail from reign of King James V, 1513 -

The Moses by Michelangelo in the church of San Pietro in Vincoli (Saint Peter in Chains) in Rome, Italy. Moses looks away from the altar where the venerated chains of Peter granted indulgences to countless pilgrims. Just as if he had seen a new golden calf.

Il Mosè di Michelangelo Buonarroti - Basilica di san Pietro in Vincoli

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The Angel of the Night by Giulio Monteverde, Primo Zonca grave, Quadriportico, Verano Monumental Cemetery, Rome

How to Skip the Lines at Europe's Most Popular Sights #theeverygirl

How to Skip the Lines at Europe's Most Popular Sights

excelsior-praeteritum: “ Paris Sunset from the Louvre window The Louvre Museum (French: Musée du Louvre), located in Paris, is a historic monument, and a national museum of France.

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