Sister of The Holy Cross Antique Religious Print Helyot 1714
Title: Sour Theatine de la Congregation.
The Sisters of the Holy Cross (CSC) headquartered on the same grounds as Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana, is one of three Catholic congregations of religious sisters which trace their origins to the foundation of the Congregation of Holy Cross by the Blessed Father Basil Anthony-Marie Moreau, CSC, at Le Mans, France 1837.
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: 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.