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ST. GEORGE ORDER ANTIQUE PRINT CHEVALIER DE L’ORDRE DE S. GEORGES HELYOT 1714
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St. George Order Antique Religious Print Helyot 1714

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Title: Chevalier de l’Ordre de S. Georges.

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St. George Order Antique Religious Print Helyot 1714

Title: Chevalier de l’Ordre de S. Georges.

Saint George (ca. 275/281 – 23 April 303) was, according to tradition, a Roman soldier in the Guard of Diocletian, who is venerated as a Christian Martyr.
In hagiography Saint George is one of the most venerated saints in the Roman Catholic Church, Anglican Church, Eastern Orthodox Church, Oriental Orthodoxy, and the Eastern Catholic Churches.

Copper plate engraving by: Pierre Helyot Paris, Coignard 1714.
After spending his youth in study, Helyot 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 desordres monastiques, religieux et militaires, et des congregations séculières del'un et de l'autre sexe, qui ont été établis jusqu'à présent, published in 5volumes in 1714-1721.
Helyot died on January 5, 1716, before the fifth volume appeared, but his friend Maximilien Bullot completed the edition.
Helyot's onlyother noteworthy work is Le Chritien maurani (1695).

Fine original antique hand colored print.
Print is Guaranteed authentic.

Engraver: Poilly.

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: Good, edges chipping.