The Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection Online as of February 21, 2024

Temple of Athene Nike. Venus Victrix—Wingless Victory

Temple of Athene Nike. Venus Victrix—Wingless Victory

c. 1850s–60s
(Greek, 1820–1900)
Image: 28.1 x 38.2 cm (11 1/16 x 15 1/16 in.); Paper: 28.1 x 38.2 cm (11 1/16 x 15 1/16 in.); Mounted: 47 x 61.8 cm (18 1/2 x 24 5/16 in.)
Location: not on view

Did You Know?

Dimitrios Constantine, who opened a studio in 1858, was probably the second professional photographer in Greece.

Description

Here we see a monument of ancient Greece through the eyes of a nineteenth-century Greek. This temple on the Acropolis in Athens, completed around 420 BC, was dedicated to the goddesses Athena and Nike, both of whom represented being victorious in war.
  • Serge Plantureux, Paris, France, sold to Michael Mattis and Judith Hochberg, Scarsdale, NY
    ?-2022
    Michael Mattis & Judith Hochberg, Scarsdale, NY, sold to The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
    March 7, 2022-
    The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
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https://www.clevelandart.org/art/2022.17