Ancient World, Mythology, Allegories, Hope and Patience
"Spes et Patientia" (Hoffnung und Geduld) (Hope and Patience)
The Roman godesses in the clouds. Spes has th attribute of an anchor and Patience is chained to a wall.
Copper engraving by Samuel Bottschild (1641-1706) Published ca. 1680.
Original antique print
Print has a vertical centerfold. Clean print in good condition.
Image: 18 x 24.5 cm (7 x 9.6")
Page size; 28.5 x 35.5 cm (11.2 x 13.9")