F. BARBEDIENNE BRONZE AFTER THE ANTIQUE WINGED VICORY OF SAMOTHRACE: Approximately 7 1/4''h. x 6'' w, affixed to a polished marble plinth 2 3/4'' h., incised foundry mark. The Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace,[2] is a 2nd-century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory). Since 1884, it has been prominently displayed at the Louvre and is one of the most celebrated sculptures in the world. H.W. Janson described it as ''the greatest masterpiece of Hellenistic sculpture. (Wikipedia)
CONDITION: Overall wear normal for a piece this age, small chip to back left lower corner of plinth and several minor scattered flea bites.