[Times of Day] Le Matin [&] Le Midy. [&] La pres disner. [&] Le Soir.
Chez HBonnart au Coq avec privil. [Paris, c.1710.]
Set of four engravings, each c.270 x 190mm. 10½ x 7½". Large margins, with tatty extremities; some spotting to plates, mostly marginal. Closed tear just into right side of 'Midy' plate. Rare complete.
The activities of a French 'femme de qualite' through the course of a day; at her toilet, eating a meal, sewing, and, in the final plate, sleeping. Four line descriptions under each image. After Robert Bonnart (1652 - 1729 or after), painter and engraver who studied under Van der Meulen.
[Ref: 13097] £700.00