Winged Victory of Samothrace, Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Amazing statue by Antonio Corradini carved from solid marble. “Veiled truth” is one of the masterpieces of Venetian sculptor Antonio Corradini (1688-1752), which he created for Naple’s Cappella Sansevero (formally known as Chapel of Santa Maria della Pietà, and nicknamed by the locals “Pietatella”).
The Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace, is a century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory). Since it has been prominently displayed at the Louvre and is one of the most celebrated sculptures in the world.
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.