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Libertas is the Roman Goddess of liberty and freedom; Her name simply means 'Liberty'. She is in origin one of the Goddesses Who began as an abstract concept or virtue that was then deified; as such She was, like many others of the same kind of Goddess, often used and misused for political purposes. She was generally portrayed wearing the Phyrgian cap as a symbol of liberty, though I have chosen here to portray Her free of any ornament, as that seemed appropriate. The most well-known representation of Libertas in modern times is the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor, though the statue is of course seen through a late 19th century French lens (the rayed crown was quite uncommon on Her depictions in Roman times).

Done as one of the monthly Goddesses by Request over at my Patreon.



This design is available on prints through deviantArt.