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Chanoinesse de Mons.
Chanoinesse de Mons. Je n'ay point l'humeur dédaigneuse J'ayme quand mes amis me parlent franchement: Et quoy que je sois Religieuse, Je me plais à repondre au tendre compliment.
R. B. del. N. B. Sculpsit. Chez N. Bonnart, rue S.t Jacques a l'aigle avec privil.
Paris, [n.d. c.1670-1718].
Etching and engraving, 17th century watermark. 270 x 190mm (10½ x 7½") very large margins. Staining and pencil marks in bottom and right margins. Creased.
An elaborately dressed canoness and memebr of the convent of Mons, holding a scrap of paper or tissue in her right hand. From a set of four representing the nuns from the convent of Mons. Engraved and published by Nicolas Bonnart after his brother Robert Bonnart. The Bonnart brothers were renowned for the breadth of their work on contemporary French fashion and costume.
[Ref: 54878]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Premiere Novice Chanoinesse de Mons.
Premiere Novice Chanoinesse de Mons. Sans contrainte, et sans artifice, J'embrasse ce saint Ordre avec soûmission; Et aprés mon temps de Novice J'espere d'un bon coeur faire profession.
R. B. del. N. B. sculpsit. Chez N. Bonnart, rue S.t Jacques a l'aigle avec privil.
Paris, [n.d. c.1670-1718].
Etching and engraving, 17th century watermark. 265 x 190mm (10½ x 7½") very large margins. Staining in right margin.
A young canoness and member of the convent at Mons; she holds a book.in her left hand. From a set of four representing the nuns from the convent of Mons. Engraved and published by Nicolas Bonnart after his brother Robert Bonnart. The Bonnart brothers were renowned for the breadth of their work on contemporary French fashion and costume.
[Ref: 54868]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Chanoinesse Novice de Mons.
Chanoinesse Novice de Mons. Je trouve mon Order commode: Dans mon Noviciat, je ne fais point de voeux. Je puis m'habitier à la mode; Et faire une partiede tout ce que je veux.
R. B. del. N. B. Sculp. Chez N. Bonnart, rue S.t Jacques a l'aigle avec privil.
Paris, [n.d. c.1670-1718].
Etching and engraving. 285 x 200mm (11¼ x 8") very large margins. Staining in lower margin and title area. Creasing.
A canoness and memebr of the convent of Mons, who is yet to take her vows; she holds a book in her right hand. From a set of four representing the nuns from the convent of Mons. Engraved and published by Nicolas Bonnart after his brother Robert Bonnart. The Bonnart brothers were renowned for the breadth of their work on contemporary French fashion and costume.
[Ref: 54869]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Cordeliere de Mons.
Cordeliere de Mons. Je veux d'une sainte maniére Chercher une retraite dans un paisible lieu; Et sous l'habit de Cordeliere, Chanter incessamment les louanges de Dieu.
R. B. del. N. B. Sculpsit. Chez N. Bonnart, rue S.t Jacques a l'aigle avec privil.
Paris, [n.d. c.1670-1718].
Etching and engraving. 285 x 195mm (11¼ x 7¾") very large margins. Creased. Some staining in margins.
A nun and memebr of the convent of Mons; she holds a book in her left hand and wears a cordelier. From a set of four representing the nuns from the convent of Mons. Engraved and published by Nicolas Bonnart after his brother Robert Bonnart. The Bonnart brothers were renowned for the breadth of their work on contemporary French fashion and costume.
[Ref: 54871]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Junon. [Juno.]
Junon. [Juno.] Tu prefère Venus, Ingrat à mon mérite...[etc.]
R.B. del. N.B. Sculp.
Chez N. Bonnart, rue St. Iacques, a l'aigle, avec privil. [Paris, c.1690.]
Etching, 270 x 185mm. 10½ x 7¼". Some stain spots; a strong impression.
A representation of the ancient Roman goddess Juno; leaning on a chariot, a pair of peacocks lower right. From a series of gods and goddesses, after Robert Bonnart (1652 - 1729 or after), painter and engraver who studied under Van der Meulen.
BNF: FRBNF41504817.
[Ref: 13927]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Femme d'un Docteur de Strasbourg.
Femme d'un Docteur de Strasbourg. Je suis scavant autant que belle, Je charme l'esprit et le coeur; Comment ne serios-je pas telle, Puisque mon Epoux est Docteur?
A Paris chez N. Bonnart, rue S.t Jacques, a l'aigle, avec privil.
Paris [n.d. c.1675]
Engraving. 275 x 19mm (10¾ x 7½). Trimmed to platemark and laid on paper. Some creasing in the margins staining in lower left margin.
A woman dressed in clothing appropriate for a doctor's wife. Printed by Nicolas Bonnart (c. 1637 - 1718), the son of Henri Bonnart. He was largely active between 1664-70 and moved his printing business to St. Jacques Rue in 1674. From an album of 215 prints depicting different French costumes of the period, the majority are published by members of the Bonnart family.
[Ref: 54722]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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[Times of Day]  Le Matin  [&]  Le Midy.  [&]  La pres disner.  [&]  Le Soir.
[Times of Day] Le Matin [&] Le Midy. [&] La pres disner. [&] Le Soir.
R. Bonnart del. [two plates.]
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.
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Crieur de peaux de Connin
Crieur de peaux de Connin Ce drole crie a pleine teste Ayant retroussé son chapeau, Que s'il na pas mange la beste Du moins il achete la peau.
R. Bonnart del. Chez H. Bonnart au Coq avec privillege.
Paris [n.d. c.1680-1700].
Etching and engraving, 17th century watermark. 270 x 185mm (10½ x 7¼") very large margins. Creasing in title area. Some toning along top margin.
A vendor selling rabbit skins, holding one of the skins. Engraved by Robert Bonnart and published by Henri Bonnart II, known for the breadth of their works of contemporary French costume and fashion.
[Ref: 54898]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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