Saint Birgitta of Sweden Antique Religious Print Helyot 1714
Title: Religieuse del’Ordre de St. Birgitte ...
Description: Saint Birgitta, St.Birgitta or St.Bridget (1303 - 1373), the most celebrated saint of Sweden and thenorthern kingdoms, was the daughter of Birger Persson, governor andlagman (provincial judge) of Uplandia, and one of the richestlandowners of the country.
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.
Size: Sheet app.: 25x 18.5 cm. 10 x 7.25 inches. Image app.: 12.5 x 17 cm. 5 x 6.5 inches. Condition: A fine antique copperplate engraving in good condition.