June 5th, 2009

Hope Has Nothing To Do With It





“One need not hope in order to undertake; nor succeed in order to persevere.”

William I (1533-1584), Prince of Orange, called William the Silent.
Artist: Adriaen Thomasz Key
Formerly attributed to Frans Pourbus I.
Year ca. 1570-1584 (1559-1609)
Technique Oil on panel
Dimensions 48 × 35 cm (18.90 × 13.78 in)