Monastery Sister The Order Notre Dame Old print by Helyot 1714
Title: Religieux Hospitalier de la Charité de N. Dame.
Copper plate engraving by: Pierre Helyot Paris, Coignard 1714.
After spending his youth in study, he entered in his twenty-fourth year the convent of the third, order of St Francis, founded at Picpus, near Paris, by his uncle Jérhme, Helyot, canon of St. Sepulchre. There he took the name of Père Hippolyte. Origin: L'Histoire des ordres monastiques, religieux et militaires, et des congregations séculières del'un et de l'autre sexe, qui ontété établis jusqu'à présent, published in 5 volumes in1714 - 1721. Helyot died on January 5, 1716, before the fifth volume appeared, but his friend Maximilien Bullot completed the edition. Engraver: P. Griffar.
Size: Leaf app.: 25 x 18.5 cm. 10 x 7.25 inch. Image app.: 12.5 x 17 cm. 5 x 6.5 inches. Condition: A fine antique copperplate engraving in good condition.