Item PC/015 - Nike of Samothrace (Winged Victory)

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PC/015

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Nike of Samothrace (Winged Victory)

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  • 20th century (Creation)

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This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018.

A second century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory). Discovered in 1863, on the island of Samothrace. Thought to be by a discple of Lysippus or by pupils of Scopas. It was created to not only honor the goddess, Nike, but to honor a sea battle.

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Original in Louvre, Paris.

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Purchased 1914 from the Louvre. Listed in 1964/5 inventory as located in the museum and passage ways of the Mackintosh Building (GSAA/GOV/7/5).

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Dimensions: 2000 x 989 x 779 mm (Plinth: 920 x 1330 x 940 mm)

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GB 1694 PC/015

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GB 1694

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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition

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