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Bronze statuette of Tyche (Good Fortune)

Bronze statuette of Tyche (Good Fortune)

Reduced version of a Hellenistic statue of the early 3rd century B.C. by the sculptor Eutychides Early Imperial

Gaja Lakshmi, Goddess of Fortune

Gaja Lakshmi, Goddess of Fortune

The enthroned goddess holds a lotus in her left hand and a lotus cornucopia in her right, while two elephants bathe her with life-giving water. Two female attendants hold flywhisks at either side, and two lions... more

Gaja Lakshmi, Goddess of Fortune

Gaja Lakshmi, Goddess of Fortune

Gaja Lakshmi, crowned with tripartite diadem and enthroned on a lion seat, is venerated as a bringer of good fortune and well-being to the earth, of which she was an early personification. The two elephants tha... more

Wheel of Fortune from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 163v

Wheel of Fortune from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 163v

Detail of a miniature of the Wheel of Fortune. Image taken from f. 163v of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Wheel of Fortune from BL Harley 4431, f. 129

Wheel of Fortune from BL Harley 4431, f. 129

Miniature of the Wheel of Fortune, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 129 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (f... more

Fortune

Fortune

This unique plaquette could have served as a hat-badge because of its shape, size and emblem-like motif.

Wheel of Fortune; Paris and Helen from BL Harley 4431, f. 129

Wheel of Fortune; Paris and Helen from BL Harley 4431, f. 129

Miniature of the Wheel of Fortune; miniature of Paris embracing Helen, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 129 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21),... more

Bowl with Repeating Persian Inscription Wishing for Good Fortune

Bowl with Repeating Persian Inscription Wishing for Good Fortune

Luster production reach its apex in Iran during the medieval period. Later, under Timurid rule, blue and white ceramics in imitation of Chinese examples were favored and produced in large quantities. This lus... more

Wheel of Fortune from BL Royal 18 D II, f. 30v

Wheel of Fortune from BL Royal 18 D II, f. 30v

Detail of a miniature of the Wheel of Fortune with a king on the top, with a partial border and a foliate initial 'T'(henvyons), at the beginning of book 2. Image taken from f. 30v of Troy Book (ff. 6-146); Sie... more

Fortune appearing to Boccaccio from BL Royal 14 E V, f. 291

Fortune appearing to Boccaccio from BL Royal 14 E V, f. 291

Detail of a miniature of Fortune appearing to Boccaccio sitting at a desk and reading a book, at the beginning of book 6. Image taken from f. 291 of De casibus virorum illustrium in French translation (Des cas ... more

Fortune from BL Royal 14 E V, f. 113v

Fortune from BL Royal 14 E V, f. 113v

Miniature of Fortune embracing the poor man, with a full border containing the arms of Edward IV, at the beginning of book 3. Image taken from f. 113v of De casibus virorum illustrium in French translation (Des... more

Fortune appearing to Boccaccio from BL Royal 14 E V, f. 291

Fortune appearing to Boccaccio from BL Royal 14 E V, f. 291

Miniature of Fortune appearing to Boccaccio sitting at a desk and reading a book, with a full border containing the royal arms of Edward IV, at the beginning of book 6. Image taken from f. 291 of De casibus vir... more

The Little Fortune

The Little Fortune

Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)

Candlestick inscribed with Wishes for Good Fortune, Peace and Happiness to its Owner

Candlestick inscribed with Wishes for Good Fortune, Peace and Happines...

This brass candlestick was probably cast in three pieces which were then soldered. There are two bands of inscriptions; a knotted kufic one on the neck and a pierced thuluth inscription on the main body, both w... more

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: The Temple of Fortune in Rome

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: The Temple of Fortune in Rome

This print comes from the museum’s copy of the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (The Mirror of Roman Magnificence) The Speculum found its origin in the publishing endeavors of Antonio Salamanca and Antonio Lafre... more

Nemesis (The Great Fortune)

Nemesis (The Great Fortune)

Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)

Nemesis (The Great Fortune)

Nemesis (The Great Fortune)

Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)

Nemesis (The Great Fortune)

Nemesis (The Great Fortune)

Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)

Nemesis (The Great Fortune)

Nemesis (The Great Fortune)

Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)

Nemesis (the great fortune)

Nemesis (the great fortune)

Allegorical figure of winged goddess of divine retrobution.

A naked man holding Fortune by the hair and whipping her

A naked man holding Fortune by the hair and whipping her

Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, Argini (?) ca. 1480–before 1534 Bologna (?))

Roundel with Sorgheloos ("Carefree") with Easy Fortune
Fortune
Fortune Making a Prince Drink

Fortune Making a Prince Drink

Antonio Fantuzzi (Italian, active France, 1537–45)

Fortune

Fortune

Heinrich Aldegrever (German, Paderborn ca. 1502–1555/1561 Soest)

Fortune
Six Sayings about Fortune

Six Sayings about Fortune

Dirk Volckertsz Coornhert (Netherlandish, Amsterdam 1519/22–1590 Gouda)

Fortune Using Man as a Plaything from Six Sayings about Fortune

Fortune Using Man as a Plaything from Six Sayings about Fortune

Dirk Volckertsz Coornhert (Netherlandish, Amsterdam 1519/22–1590 Gouda)

Fortune Does Not Watch over All Sleepers from Six Sayings about Fortune

Fortune Does Not Watch over All Sleepers from Six Sayings about Fortun...

Dirk Volckertsz Coornhert (Netherlandish, Amsterdam 1519/22–1590 Gouda)

The One to Whom Fortune Is Playing Will Dance Merrily  from Six Sayings about Fortune

The One to Whom Fortune Is Playing Will Dance Merrily from Six Saying...

Dirk Volckertsz Coornhert (Netherlandish, Amsterdam 1519/22–1590 Gouda)

When Fortune Is Abundant, the Fall Will Be Deeper from Six Sayings about Fortune

When Fortune Is Abundant, the Fall Will Be Deeper from Six Sayings abo...

Dirk Volckertsz Coornhert (Netherlandish, Amsterdam 1519/22–1590 Gouda)

Patience as the Victor over Fortune from Six Sayings about Fortune

Patience as the Victor over Fortune from Six Sayings about Fortune

Dirk Volckertsz Coornhert (Netherlandish, Amsterdam 1519/22–1590 Gouda)

A Shield is of no Use when Fortune Turns Her Back from Six Sayings about Fortune

A Shield is of no Use when Fortune Turns Her Back from Six Sayings abo...

Dirk Volckertsz Coornhert (Netherlandish, Amsterdam 1519/22–1590 Gouda)

Seven Gods of Good Fortune and Chinese Children

Seven Gods of Good Fortune and Chinese Children

Three of the seven gods of good fortune—Daikokuten with a wine cup in hand, Ebisu with his red snapper, and round-bellied Hōtei—accompanied by a merry group of Chinese children fill this screen, originally one ... more

Five numbered scenes, each after a painter in the Accademia Degl'Incamminati, from IL FUNERALE D'AGOSTINO CARRACCIO FATTO IN BOLOGNA SUA PATRIA DAGL'INCAMINATI Academici del Disegno: 1. Virtue vanquishing Envy and Fortune, painted by Giulio Cesare Parigino; 2. Apollo and the Muses at the tomb of Agostino Carracci, painted by Luigi Valesio; 3. Mercury pointing to a constellation with the personification of Painting and that of the city of Bologna, Felsina, painted by Aurelio Benelli; 4. Personification of Painting being comforted by Poetry, and the personification of a river at right, painted by Lodovico Carracci; 5. Allegory of Knowledge and Vigilance chasing Envy out of Heaven, painted by Lorenzo Garbieri.

Five numbered scenes, each after a painter in the Accademia Degl'Incam...

One of seven plates by Reni that illustrate the temporary decorations for the memorial service for the painter Agostino Carracci, from IL FUNERALE D'AGOSTINO CARRACCIO FATTO IN BOLOGNA SUA PATRIA DAGL'INCAMINAT... more

Allegory of Fortune

Allegory of Fortune

attributed to Pietro Testa (Italian, Lucca 1612–1650 Rome)

Ebisu and Daikoku; Two of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune

Ebisu and Daikoku; Two of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune

Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850) Edo period (1615–1868)

Three Gods of Good Fortune Visit the Yoshiwara; or “Scenes of Pleasure at the Height of Spring”

Three Gods of Good Fortune Visit the Yoshiwara; or “Scenes of Pleasure...

Chōbunsai Eishi, an artist of samurai descent who also created prints, illustrated several handscrolls showing patrons traveling to the pleasure quarters of Yoshiwara. In this and other versions, the artist add... more

An Allegory of Fortune with Two River Gods

An Allegory of Fortune with Two River Gods

Hans Jakob Ebelmann (German, Speyer ca. 1570–ca. 1625 Speyer)

Jupiter, Pluto, and Neptune Offering their Riches to Fortune

Jupiter, Pluto, and Neptune Offering their Riches to Fortune

Pierre Brebiette (French, Mantes-sur-Seine ca. 1598–1642 Paris)

Jupiter, Pluto and Neptune Offering their Riches to Fortune

Jupiter, Pluto and Neptune Offering their Riches to Fortune

Pierre Brebiette (French, Mantes-sur-Seine ca. 1598–1642 Paris)

The Ship of Fortune

The Ship of Fortune

Rembrandt (Rembrandt van Rijn) (Dutch, Leiden 1606–1669 Amsterdam)

Fortune Favoring France (La Fortune de la France)

Fortune Favoring France (La Fortune de la France)

Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)

Fortune Favoring France

Fortune Favoring France

Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)

Rébus on the subject of fortune, a riddle depicted on drapery surrounded by a frame, an oval composition

Rébus on the subject of fortune, a riddle depicted on drapery surround...

The interpretation of the riddle per line is as follows:'Fortuna e dormi / Ogni uno balla a cui Fortuna suona / Chi ha la Fortuna ogni tantin di chiave, basti. / Ognuno sa navicar quando fa sol e vento. / Migli... more

The Fortune of France

The Fortune of France

Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)

Screen with Rebus of Fortune

Screen with Rebus of Fortune

Etched by Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

A fan with a rebus on Love on one side Fortune on the other

A fan with a rebus on Love on one side Fortune on the other

Text on one side relating to Fortune:Fortuna e dormi If you’re lucky, you sleepOgni [unghie] uno balla a cui la [Aquila] Fortuna suona Everyone dances for whom Fortune playsChi ha la [ala] Fortuna ogni [unghie... more

Fortune flying above the globe, partly naked, emptying a purse in her raised right hand and holding a staff in her left, a winged putto pulling her forelock, after Reni

Fortune flying above the globe, partly naked, emptying a purse in her ...

After a painting by Reni. Verso not visible as print is laid to another sheet of paper. Girolamo Scarsello (Italian, Bologna 1624–1678)

A Dancing Pair Accompanied by a Blindfolded Fortune

A Dancing Pair Accompanied by a Blindfolded Fortune

Monogrammist EF (?) (active late 17th century)

The Fortune Teller

The Fortune Teller

François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)

Netsuke of Boat with the Seven Gods of Good Fortune
Actor Tsu-uchi Monsaburo in a Woman's Role in the Play "Three Instances of Good Fortune (Sanpuku Tsui)"

Actor Tsu-uchi Monsaburo in a Woman's Role in the Play "Three Instance...

Tamura Sadanobu (Japanese, active ca. 1725–1740) Edo period (1615–1868)

The Fortune Teller on Casting the Coffee Grounds, from an Original Design at Vaux-hall Gardens

The Fortune Teller on Casting the Coffee Grounds, from an Original Des...

After Francis Hayman (British, Exeter (?) 1707/08–1776 London)

The Fortune Teller

The Fortune Teller

Possibly by Nixon & Co. (John Nixon)

The Parlmt. dissolved, or, the Devil turn'd fortune teller / design'd & engrav'd by G. Terry, Paternoster Row.

The Parlmt. dissolved, or, the Devil turn'd fortune teller / design'd ...

Print shows Lord North and another minister with the Devil who has conjured a Native male figure, representing America, standing on a prostrate soldier and holding a building, representing Parliament, from whic... more

Fortune and Misfortune, or The Broken Pitcher

Fortune and Misfortune, or The Broken Pitcher

Louis Philibert Debucourt (French, Paris 1755–1832 Paris)

The fortune teller

The fortune teller

Woman examining palm of small boy in mother's arms.

Case (Inrō) with Design of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune Fording a River

Case (Inrō) with Design of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune Fording a Ri...

Nakayama Komin (Japanese, 1808–1870) Meiji period (1868–1912)

Bonaparte's Protecting Fortune. 1803.

Bonaparte's Protecting Fortune. 1803.

This medal was struck for the Metropolitan Museum of Art at the Paris Mint at the request of the donor, Hon. Levi P. Morton, formerly U.S. Minister to France. Nicholas Guy Antoine Brenet (French, 1773–1846)

The Successful Fortune Hunter, or Captain Shelalee Leading Miss Marrowfat to the Temple of Hymen

The Successful Fortune Hunter, or Captain Shelalee Leading Miss Marrow...

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

Masks of Oni (Demon) and Uzume (Goddess of Good Fortune)

Masks of Oni (Demon) and Uzume (Goddess of Good Fortune)

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Seven Gods of Good Fortune

Seven Gods of Good Fortune

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Antony and Cleopatra, Act 1, Scene 2: Charmian–"Good Sir, give me good fortune"

Antony and Cleopatra, Act 1, Scene 2: Charmian–"Good Sir, give me good...

John Hall (British, Wivenhoe, Essex 1739–1797 London)

Coverlet, Wheel of Fortune pattern variation

Coverlet, Wheel of Fortune pattern variation

This Summer and Winter coverlet is woven of undyed cotton and dark blue wool in two panels and seamed at the center. It has natural woven fringe along the bottom border and applied woven fringe on the left and ... more

Mallet of Daikoku, One of the Gods of Good Fortune, and a Rat

Mallet of Daikoku, One of the Gods of Good Fortune, and a Rat

Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868) Edo period (1615–1868)

Benzaiten (Goddess of Music and Good Fortune) Seated on a White Dragon

Benzaiten (Goddess of Music and Good Fortune) Seated on a White Dragon...

Aoigaoka Keisei (Japanese, active 1820s–1830s) Edo period (1615–1868)

people from "The Pledge; or, the First Step to Fortune. A sequel to the “Bottle.”"

people from "The Pledge; or, the First Step to Fortune. A sequel to th...

This image has been taken from scan 000023 from "The Pledge; or, the First Step to Fortune. A sequel to the “Bottle.”". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users ... more

Fortune, William - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]
Fortune, J W - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]
Fortune, L - State: Ohio - Year: 1861

Fortune, L - State: Ohio - Year: 1861

Papers Relating to Citizens

Fortune, Willis - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]
Fortune, William - State: [Blank] - Year: 1861
Fortune, Joseph F - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]