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The Winged Victory of Samothrace

REF KM006411 EAN 3336727376294

 The Winged Victory of Samothrace

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The Winged Victory of Samothrace

The winged goddess of Victory standing on the prow of a ship overlooked the Sanctuary of the Great Gods on the island of Samothrace. This monument was probably an ex-voto offered by the people of Rhodes in commemoration of a naval victory in the early second century BC. The theatrical stance, vigorous movement, and billowing drapery of this Hellenistic sculpture are combined with references to the Classical period-prefiguring the baroque aestheticism of the Pergamene sculptors.

Size of the sheet of paper
H. 38 L. 28 cm
Technical
Eau-forte et burin
Size of the copper plate
H. 25 L. 16,2 cm
Engraver
Louis-Isidore Journot, 1867- Après 1910, France
Museum
Paris - Chalcographie du musée du Louvre
Themes
Sculpture
Art movements
20th century, 19th century
Artist
Louis-Isidore Journot (1867-After 1910)
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