Winged Victory of Samothrace - Photo by Cate Copenhaver

The Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace, 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.

Posted on October 10th, 2012 with 1,843 notes
Filed under artart historysculpturewinged victory of samothrace


  1. lost-realm reblogged this from redheaded-girl
  2. redheaded-girl reblogged this from curlsdontcare
  3. curlsdontcare reblogged this from arpeggia
  4. aegis-destiny reblogged this from arpeggia
  5. queenmaximas reblogged this from arpeggia
  6. taiji808 reblogged this from arpeggia and added:
    Magnificent.
  7. lou-morgan reblogged this from arpeggia
  8. cicadas-and-gulls reblogged this from sothensparklesays
  9. ardinaesque reblogged this from sothensparklesays
  10. sothensparklesays reblogged this from arpeggia
  11. awkwardlhello reblogged this from wholmesianmisfit
  12. samwanda reblogged this from arpeggia and added:
    ♥ ♥ ♥
  13. girlinacorner reblogged this from arpeggia
  14. mrezaurus reblogged this from arpeggia
  15. shadowkira reblogged this from girlgoesgrrr
  16. miraclemeatchan reblogged this from beta-aquarii
  17. magisteemargistcircus reblogged this from beta-aquarii
  18. beta-aquarii reblogged this from bijou156
  19. bijou156 reblogged this from saintseiya-zone
  20. xxstormwingsxx reblogged this from arpeggia
  21. lilygoodspeed reblogged this from steinbecks
  22. elderflowerdreams reblogged this from psychrophile
  23. bruisingpeaches reblogged this from shadowsgiveusdepth
  24. shadowsgiveusdepth reblogged this from psychrophile and added:
    My favorite part of going to the Louvre is walking into the lower gallery and approaching the stairs so that Nike comes...
  25. darkchocolatenips reblogged this from psychrophile
  26. thecircuscomeswithoutwarning reblogged this from psychrophile
  27. psychrophile reblogged this from bonestrewn
  28. bronze-andromeda-shun reblogged this from saintseiya-zone