The Victory of Samothrace also known as the Nike of Samothrace is a marble sculpture created around 200 BC. Its’ author is unknown and currently housed in the Louvre in Paris, France. It is one of the most famous sculptures in the world. The statue depicts the goddess of victory on a seaside cliff on the island of Samothrace. Although the head and arms of the goddess have been lost, they are considered to be the masterpieces of ancient Greek sculptors with a high artistic level.
In this picture, you can see the Victory of Samothrace opened her wing. As an outdoor decoration, put it in the park is a good choice. The base of the sculpture is the bow of the warship, the bow guided the fleet forward through the wind and waves. The goddess of victory leaned forward slightly, her great wings flying high. The sea breeze seemed to be blowing from her front, and the thin dress vaguely revealed the figure of the goddess. It represents the perfection of the female body, and the sense of movement that garment skirt fold grain presented the leap of life.
This winged victory of Samothrace sculpture fully reflects the heroic posture of the winner and the passion of triumph, and embodies the vigorous vitality contained in the female body, and engenders its noble, elegant, and magnificent beauty. The artist shows artistic skill and expressiveness in his works, which are highly combined with realism and romanticism as if to give the cold bronze with the vitality of life. It is well integrated with nature.