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De Nike van Samothrace. Dit  waanzinnig mooi beeld heeft altijd een enorme aantrekkingskracht op mij gehad. Waarom? Waarschijnlijk omdat haar vleugels zijn gered, maar haar hoofd en armen helaas niet.

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.

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Pluto and Proserpina. The Rape of Proserpina is a large Baroque marble sculptural group by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, executed between 1621 and Bernini was only 23 years old at its completion.

Nike of Samothrace - 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

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

Winterlandschap met schaatsers, Hendrick Avercamp, ca. 1608 - Topstukken - Kunstwerken - Ontdek de collectie - Rijksmuseum

Winterlandschap met schaatsers, Hendrick Avercamp, 1608 - Hendrick Avercamp - Artists - Explore the collection - Rijksmuseum;

Morgan Herrin

Surrealistische sculpturen van hout

More Morgan Herrin Awesomeness. Artist Morgan Herrin Transforms Construction Grade Lumber into Surreal Classical Sculptures wood sculpture

Jason de Caires Taylor’s underwater sculpture garden in Cancun. Constructed out of concrete and steel, and bolted to the ocean substrate, the works here act as artificial reefs that provide “an ideal habitat for filter feeding organisms.”  http://www.dedeceblog.com/2010/10/13/cancun/

Jason de Caires Taylor’s underwater sculpture garden in Cancun. "Constructed out of concrete and steel, and bolted to the ocean substrate, the works here act as artificial reefs that provide “an ideal habitat for filter feeding organisms.

proba-bility: Tomb of Giuliano de 'Medici by Michelangelo Buonarroti

David by Michelangelo - Giuliano de Medici, photo © Aurelio Amendola

Nikè van Samothrake. Hellenistic period (323-30 B.C) - Wikipedia

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.

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