De Lorde Dela Penit Antique Religious Print Helyot 1714
Title: Religieuse de lórde dela Penit. De Jesus Christ, communément appelle des Sachets.
Monastery sister of the Oder of Penit of Jesus Christ.
Copper plate engraved print, hand colored.
Mapmaker: 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.
Engraver: P. Giffart.
Origin: L'Histoire des ordresmonastiques, religieux et militaires, et des congregations séculières de l'un et de l'autre sexe, qui ont été établisjusqu à présent, published in 5 volumes in 1714—1721. Helyot died on January 5, 1716, before the fifth volume appeared, but his friend Maximilien Bullot completed the edition.
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.