Victory of Samothrace

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Victory of Samothrace:

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, in Greek religion and mythology, goddess of victory, daughter of Pallas and Styx. Often an attendant of Zeus or Athena, she also presided over all contests, athletic as well as military.
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Accordingly, the prize is modelled after the sculpture of the Winged Victory of Samothrace.
For a while, there was a real risk that the Winged Victory of Samothrace might collide with the Venus de Milo, says Clio Karageorghis with a nervous laugh.
Lasker Laureates receive a citation highlighting their achievements and an inscribed statuette of the Winged Victory of Samothrace, the Lasker Foundation's traditional symbol representing humanity's victory over disease, disability, and death.
Struck by the figure that emerged, he named the piece after the ancient marble sculpture, Winged Victory of Samothrace.
Billed as an unprecedented innovation at a museum, the game consoles launched this week offer 700 recordings on famed works like the Venus de Milo, Winged Victory of Samothrace and the Mona Lisa - only a tiny sliver of the 35,000-odd works displayed in the museum.
453 General Cheirisophos with his coat pin of costly gold is described as follows: "The Nike or Winged Victory of Samothrace clings to his breast like a locust.
Spend an hour sampling the greatest hits of the Louvre, the Mona Lisa, the Winged Victory of Samothrace and the Venus De Milo, just to sound cultured when you return home.
Her gilded sculpture is a winged palm figure, based conceptually on The Winged Victory of Samothrace, and is intended to be evocative of the Biblical Tree of Life.
Paulus's piece musically depicts 11 famous pieces of visual art: "The Winged Victory of Samothrace," Grant Wood's "American Gothic," Hieronymus Bosch's "Garden of Earthly Delights," Diego de Velazquez's "Infanta Margarita," Pablo Picasso's "She-Goat," Marcel Duchamp's "Nude Descending a Staircase," Sandro Botticelli's "The Birth of Venus," Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa," Peter Breugel's "The Beggars," Andrew Wyeth's "Christina's World" and Auguste Renoir's "Dance at Bougival.
You might well start with Audrey Hepburn as the Winged Victory of Samothrace standing on the steps of The Louvre in the film Funny Face.
Posters of such masterpieces as the Mona Lisa, the Winged Victory of Samothrace, and Starry Night are available through the Museum Shop.