March 30, 2020

Unknown sculptor

Greece, ca. 190 BCE

Marble, approx. 8’ 1” high

Louvre, Paris.

 

Art Code: "Say something."

Synopsis

The Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace,[2] is a marble Hellenistic sculpture of Nike (the Greek goddess of victory), that was c...

March 9, 2020

Doryphoros (Spear Bearer)

Roman copy of the bronze original by Polykleitos ca. 450 - 440 BCE   (CLASSICAL)

6’ 11” high

Marble


 

Art Code: "There is value in the work."

Synopsis

The Doryphoros Classical Greek "Spear-Bearer" of Polykleitos is one of the best known Greek scul...

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