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#33483: Winged Victory of Samothrace

Photo 33483: Winged Victory of Samothrace - Louvre Museum, Paris

Photo Details

Photo ID
33483
Date
2008-07-21
Location
Louvre Museum, Paris
Description
The famous Winged Victory of Samothrace (c.200 BC), a statue found in a sanctuary on the Greek island of Samothrace in 1863. Created to celebrate a great naval victory, the monument would have originally stood next to a reflecting pool that may have been illuminated with flickering lamps by night. It now occupies a prominent location overlooking the Escalier Daru in the Louvre Museum, Paris.
Lens
EF-S17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM
Resolution
2605 x 4000 px
File Size
3.88 MB
ISO
800
Geotag
48.860868° N, 2.336655° E
Date Digitized
July 21, 2008
Date Uploaded
May 14, 2013
Credit
Holly Hayes