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FDA-A.294-2013

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Object number

FDA-A.294-2013

Object type

Identification

Description

Winged Victory of Samothrace

Comments

A bronze cast after the original 2nd century BC Hellenistic sculpture of Nike, now in the Louvre Museum, Paris.

Description

Dimensions

height (statue): 960mm
diameter (statue): 370mm
depth (statue): 600mm
height (plinth): 1830mm
width (plinth): 380mm
depth (plinth): 380mm

Inscription

Inscription of carved letters painted gold 'In memory of Hugh Vibart Macnaghten this gift to Eton is made by his pupils and boys whom he taught to share his love for the genius of Greece'

Material

bronze

Materials & techniques note

Bronze on marble pillar

Physical description

Bronze statue on tall pillar with lettering

Production

Person

Unknown (Sculptor)

Date

20th century

History and association

Associated object

FDA-D.792-2013 (scheme)
image FDA-A.294-2013
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