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Hope, 1601

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 294 x 204 mm
  • Inv. 2014-MZ-2

Public Domain

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The female personification of Hope, one of the three divine virtues, sits down with an anchor under her legs. Above her head, putti fly with a laurel wreath and flowers.


Jan Saenredam RKD
Zaandam 1565 - 1566 - Assendelft 1607
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Hendrick Goltzius RKD
Brüggen 1558 - Haarlem 1617

Cornelius Schonaeus Wikidata
Gouda 1540 - Haarlem 1611

Claes Jansz II Visscher RKD
Amsterdam 1586 - 1587 - Amsterdam 1652

Title Hope
Date 1601
Period 17th century
Location Amsterdam TGN
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
Inventory number 2014-MZ-2
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
Permalink https://mskgent.be/collection/work/data/2014-MZ-2
IIIF Manifest https://imagehub.mskgent.be/iiif/3/11681/manifest.json
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
25H landscapes Iconclass
Keywords Iconclass 11M32 Hope, 'Spes'; 'Speranza divina e certa' (Ripa) ~ one of the Three Theological Virtues Iconclass
25G41 flowers Iconclass
25G4111 garland, wreath Iconclass
31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
31AA235 sitting figure - AA - female human figure Iconclass
31D13 adolescent, young woman, maiden Iconclass
46C215(ANCHOR) parts of ship's exterior: anchor Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
92D1916 cupids: 'amores', 'amoretti', 'putti' Iconclass
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