London Published 1st. July 1787. by Robert Wilkinson No 58 Cornhill.
Stipple, 205 x 230mm. 8 x 9". Trimmed to plate top and bottom.
Hope, one of the three theological virtues in Christian tradition, represented as a classical female figure. Hope is seen as "an anchor of the soul", as referenced in the Epistle to the Hebrews of the New Testament. Hence she holds an anchor over her left shoulder. After Johann Heinrich Ramberg (1763 - 1840).
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