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Homme en Robe de Chambre.
Homme en Robe de Chambre. Cette robe d'Armenien, Est un des-habille commode; Et lon ne scauroit trouver rien. De plus grave et plus a la mode.
N. Bonnart del et scupl. Chez N. Bonnart, rue S.T Iacques a l'aigle avic privilege du Roy.
Paris [n.d. c. 1675]
Engraving. 260 x 185mm (10¼ x 7¼"). Trimmed to platemark and laid on album paper. Creasing in right margin. Faint staining in lower left and upper right corners of image.
A man wearing an Armenian robe and a fur hat. 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: 54723]   £250.00   (£300.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Basque.
Le Basque. A luy voir sauter vingt semettes, Et faire des pas de Ballet; Ne nous semble lil pas qu'il ait, Comme Mercure au pieds des aisles.
Chez N. Bonnart, rue S.t Jacques avec privil.
Paris [n.d. c. 1675-1700].
Etching with engraving. 265 x 185mm (10½ x7¼"). Small margin on left side. Minor toning and creasing in top margin.
A man in Basque costume with tambourine. 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: 54727]   £250.00   (£300.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Grand Triomfateure ou le Libraire ambulan[t].
Le Grand Triomfateure ou le Libraire ambulan[t]. Vn autre moins fameux Libraire, Pourra se contenter d'un pilier du Palais, Mais pour le debit que je fais Paris entier m'est necessaire.
Chez Honnart rue S. Jacques au Coq avec privil.
[n.d. c. 1670]
Engraving. 275 x 190mm (10¾ x 7½"). Wide margins on 3 sides. Repaired tear into lower left platemark and into the image.
Portrait of a stooped man, maybe Jewish, with crutches. The book seller was a recurring character of Henri Bonnart II's work; as here he is often depicted recounting his dubious adventures and ruminating on the rivalry between travelling tradesman and their settled counterparts.
[Ref: 54687]   £380.00   (£456.00 incl.VAT)
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L'Oublieur.
L'Oublieur. Je ne crains ny neiges, ny pluyes, C'est de quoy je fais peu de cas; L'ors que je vand bien mes oublies, Et sur quand je ne perds pas.
J. Bonnart fecit. Chez H. Bonnart, rue S.t Iacques vis a vis le Mathurins avec privil.
Paris [n.d. c.1674-1726].
Etching, 17th century watermark; 270 x 190mm (10½ x 7½") very large margins. Two stains in top margin.
A street vendor selling 'oublies' (wafer-like cakes) from a box in his left hand. Engraved by Jean-Baptiste Bonnart and published by Henri Bonnart II. Though there are strong similarities among groups of engravings by the Bonnart brothers, there is no evidence this was published as part of a set.
[Ref: 54893]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Charbonier.
Le Charbonier. Bien qu'on juge, à voir sa figure, Qu'il sort de l'infernal manor; Ce Plumrt, comme on nous asseure, N'est pas si Diable qu'il est noir.
J. Bonnart f. Chez N. Bonnart, rue S.t Jacques a l'aigle avec privil.
Paris, [n.d. c.1675-1700]
Etching and engraving. 265 x 195mm (10½ x 7¾") very large margins.
A street vendor carrying a sack of charcoal on his back. Engraved by Jean-Baptiste Bonnart and published by Nicolas Bonnart from a series of 215 prints of figures in a wide variety of contemporary French costume and fashion.
[Ref: 54880]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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la Crieuse de petit fromages.
la Crieuse de petit fromages. Je vends du laict, fromages, crême, Aux belles filles de Paris; Pour regaler leurs fauoris, Qui de leur côte font de même.
J. bonnart f. Chez H. Bonnart rue S.t Jacques Vis à Vis les Mathurins avec privil. 116
Paris, [n.d. c.1675-1700].
Etching with engraving. 275 x 190mm (10¾ x 7½"). Trimmed and laid on album paper. Staining across the image. Creasing in right margin.
A street vendor selling cheese to young girls and their admirers. Printed by Henri II Bonnart (1642-1711) and from an album of 215 prints depicting different French costumes of the period, the majority are published by members of the Bonnart family. The four Bonnart brothers were renowed for the breadth of the works depicting contemporary fashion and costume.
[Ref: 54859]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Crieur de Cerise.
Crieur de Cerise. Venez Janneton, et Cattin, Acheter des bonnes griottes; Je suis ma foy un bon calin, J'ay des gobets de bonne sortes.
J. Bonnart f. Chez N. Bonnart, rue S.t Jacques a l'aigle avec privil.
Paris, [n.d. c.1675-1700].
Etching and engraving. 265 x 185mm (10½ x 7¼"). Taped tear in bottom margin. . Very small stain in image.
A street vendor selling cherries from the baskets on his donkey; he carries scales over his shoulder. Engraved by Jean-Baptiste Bonnart and published by Nicolas Bonnart, known for the breadth of their work on contemporary French costume and fashion.
[Ref: 54883]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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La Crieuse de Chataigne.
La Crieuse de Chataigne. Cette vendeuse de Chataigne, Fait un mediocre profit; Et si l'on croit ce qu'on en dit Elle boit bein ce qu'elle gaigne.
J. Bonnart f. Chez N. Bonnart, rue S.t Jacques a l'aigle avec privilege du Roy. 115
Paris, [n.d. c.1680-1700].
Etching with engraving. 265 x 185mm (10½ x 7¼"). Trimmed. Laid on Album paper. Stain in publication line.
A street vendor selling chestnuts from a basket on her arm. From the lines of verse we learn she is a hearty drinker. Engraved by Jean-Baptiste Bonnart and published by Nicolas Bonnart, known for the breadth of their works of contemporary French costume and fashion.
[Ref: 54885]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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le Ramoneur.
le Ramoneur. Ce visage à geule beante Dans les rues crie pour trante, Ramones cy, ramones la, lalala, . La cheminee du haut en bas.
J. Bonnart fecit. Chez H. Bonnart, rue S.t Iacques vis a vis le Mathurins avec privil.
Paris, [n.d. c.1675-1700].
Etching with engraving, 17th century watermark. 270 x 190mm (10½ x 7½") very large margins. Some staining. Crease.
A chimney sweep crying his trade in the street. Engraved by Jean-Baptiste Bonnart and published by Henri Bonnart II from a series of 215 prints of figures in a wide variety of contemporary French costume and fashion.
[Ref: 54895]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Dame Chinois dans sa Chambre.
Dame Chinois dans sa Chambre. Chaque pays a sa beaute, Et les visages de la Chine Ont tout l'air et la bonne mine De nos dames de qualite.
Chez H Bonnart vis avis les Mathurins au Coq avec privilege du Roy.
[n.d. c.1675-1700]
Etching with engraving. 275 x 190mm (10¾ x 7½"), with very large margins. Trimmed to platemark on left side. Foxing in margins.
A seated Chinese woman next to a table with paper and writing implements. Engraving by Henri Bonnart II (1642-1711), known for his work on fashion and costume, along with his four brothers. From an album of 215 prints depicting different French costumes of the period, the majority are published by members of the Bonnart family.
[Ref: 54719]   £320.00  
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Abbé
Abbé Ce jeune Abbé sans benefice Attande que quelque deuolu, Luy vienne rendre un bon office, En augmentant son revenu.
Chez H.Bonnart rue S. Jacques au Coq avec privil.
Paris, [n.d. c.1680-1700].
Etching with engraving, 17th century watermark;. 275 x 185mm (10¾ x 7¼") large margins.
An abbot in clerical dress complete with muff. Published by Henri Bonnart II (1642-1711) and from an album of 215 prints depicting different French costumes of the period.
[Ref: 54863]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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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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Le Chaudronier
Le Chaudronier Avec sa voix de loup garou, Et son siflet rude à l'Oreille; Chacun dit qu'il scait à merueille Mettre la piece aupres du trou.
J. Bonnart fecit. Chez H. Bonnart, rue S.t Iacques vis a vis le Mathurins avec privil.
Paris, [n.d. c.1675-1700]
Etching, 17th century watermark. 270 x 190mm (10½ x 7½") very large margins.
A coppersmith selling his wares; he holds a whistle to his mouth. Engraved by Jean-Baptiste Bonnart and published by Henri Bonnart II from a series of 215 prints of figures in a wide variety of contemporary French costume and fashion.
[Ref: 54881]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Madame de la Valiere, Religieuse Carmelite.
Madame de la Valiere, Religieuse Carmelite. Elle donna son coeur autre fois à la Terre; Mais un éclat divin luy fit ouvrir les yeux, Et l'oblige a soudain de declarer la guerre Au Monde, & au Demon, po. meriter les Cieux.
Chez N. Bonnart, rue S.t Jaques a l'Aigle avec privil. I. BF.
Paris, [n.d. c.1680-1700].
Etching with engraving. 270 x 185mm (10¾ x 7¼") large margins.
Portrait of Louise de la Valliere (1644-1710) wearing the dress of a Carmelite nun. Louise was mistress to King Louis XIV at seventeen years old and had five children with him, two of whom survived infancy. She was religious throughout her life and joined the Carmelite convent after finally leaving the Royal court. She died as sister Louis of Mercy. Published by Nicolas Bonnart (c.1637-1718) of the Bonnart brothers renowned for their breadth of work on contemporary fashion and costume.
[Ref: 54862]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Nicolas Erizzo
Nicolas Erizzo Ambassadeur pour la serenissime Republique de Venize au Roy tres chretien
HBonnart, ex au Coq C.P.R. [c.1700]
Engraving, sheet 275 x 190mm (10¾ x 7½"). Trimmed to border.
Nicola Erizzo, Venetian diplomat. Engraved by Henri II Bonnart (1642-1711).
[Ref: 40295]   £140.00   (£168.00 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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Le Maraudeur
Le Maraudeur Quand je livre combat au fond d'un poulailler,/ C'est alors que je fais briller / Mon courage et mon industrie [...]
Bonnart Pinx Dupin Sculpt
AParis chés Dupin rue S. Jacques au coin de la rue des Mathurins a la Ville d'Anvers
Engraving, platemark 300 x 205mm (11¾ x 8") large margins.
'The marauder': a hunter, carrying his gun and dead game, leads by the hand a young girl who holds a cat and flag.
[Ref: 40292]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Marinette en habit de Bradamante.
Marinette en habit de Bradamante.
A Paris chez Trouvian.
[n.d. c.1674]
Fine & rare engraving. 180 x 120mm (7 x 4¾) large margins. Grey stain next to figure.
An actress dressed as the herione Bradamante, with an outdoor backdrop of classical ruins. Bradamante was a fictional female knight and the protagonist of two French epic poems, the first published in the late 15th century. Bradamante's character was a recurring motif in Western art. 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.
[Ref: 54683]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Marchand d'Allumettes.
Le Marchand d'Allumettes. Je suis un fort petit marchand, Personne de cela ne doute; Et mon negoce est trop méchant, Pour faire bonne banqueroute.
J. Bonnart f. Chez N. Bonnart, rue S.t Jacques a l'aigle avec privil.
Paris, [n.d. c.1675-1700].
Etching. 265 x 190mm (10½ x 7½") very large margins
A shrewd street vendor holding a bundle of matches and carrying a basket. Engraved by Jean-Baptiste Bonnart and published by Nicolas Bonnart from a series of 215 prints of figures in a wide variety of contemporary French costume and fashion.
[Ref: 54890]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Mercier.
Le Mercier. Au public je suis necessaire / Iay tout ce dont Il a besoin / Voyes ce qui fait vostre affair / Et prenes un peigne du moins.
J. Bonnart f. Chez N. Bonnart, rue S.t Iacques a l'aigle avec privil.
Paris [n.d. c.1674-1726].
Etching with engraving. 280 x 190mm (11 x 7½"). Small margin on left side. Some faint smudging. Top right corner creased.
A merchant carrying his wares in a box about his neck. Etched by Jean Baptiste Bonnart and published by his brother Nicolas Bonnart I
[Ref: 54728]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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Monsieur le Chevalier des T*** donnant ses ordres pour la promenade
Monsieur le Chevalier des T*** donnant ses ordres pour la promenade
Chez F. Guerard au bas de la rue S.t Jacques a linage N. Dame
[n.d. c. 1674]
Fine & rare engraving. 165 x 125mm (6½ x 5) large margins.
A knight giving orders to his attendant for his walk; the attendant carries a coat for him. 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.
[Ref: 54684]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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Princesse de Perse
Princesse de Perse A son air grave et dalaigneux Vous ne diriers pas qu'elle pense Aqulque larcin amoureux Mais c'est encor pis qu'en france.
Chez H Bonnart rue S. Iacques vis avis les Mathurins au Coq avec privi.
[n.d. c. 1675-1700]
Etching with engraving. 270 x 195mm (10½ x 7¼"). Small left margin.
A Persian princess dressed in finery. Engraving by Henri Bonnart II (1642-1711), known for his work on fashion and costume, along with his four brothers. From an album of 215 prints depicting different French costumes of the period, the majority are published by members of the Bonnart family.
[Ref: 54720]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Le plaisir de la promenade le Teste a Teste.
Le plaisir de la promenade le Teste a Teste.
Chez Guerard rue petit a limage N. dame
[n.d. c. 1670]
Fine & rare engraving, pt 17th watermark. 165 x 120mm (6½ x 4¾"), with large margins. Fading to the title in lower right corner. Fainting toning at the edges of the upper and right hand margins.
A man and a woman, well dressed and made up, walk hand in hand. 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.
[Ref: 54685]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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L'Espagne.
L'Espagne. Mon Lion furieux rugit de toutes parts, Mon Prince, bien fouvent, le pousse en temeraire; Car le Coq des Francoise, par son chant le fait taire, Quand on les fait trouver sons l'Etandart de Mars.
A Paris chez N. Bonnart, rue S.t Iacques, a l'aigle avec privil.
Paris [n.d. c. 1675]
Engraving. 280 x 190mm (11 x 7½"). Trimmed to platemark and laid on paper. Tears and creasing in margins.
A Spanish woman in ornate dress, holding a fan in one hand and flower in the other. 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: 54721]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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Dame de Qualite en habit d'Espagnolete.
Dame de Qualite en habit d'Espagnolete.
ches Trouvain rue St. Jacques au grand Monarque avec privilege du Roy.
[n.d. c.1674]
Fine & rare engraving. 175 x 120mm (7 x 4¾) with wide margins. Some marking in the margins.
A noble lady wearing a Spanish dress, in a richly decorated interior. 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.
[Ref: 54681]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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Homme de Qualite en habit de Bal
Homme de Qualite en habit de Bal a l'Espagnol
a Paris ches Trouvain.
[n.d. c. 1674]
Fine & rare engraving. 175 x 120mm (7 x 4¾) with wide margins. Some toning in top and right margin.
A man in fancy Spanish dress, complete with ornate cape and feathered cap. 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.
[Ref: 54682]   £190.00   (£228.00 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.
[Ref: 13097]   £700.00   view all images for this item
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La Grande Sultane.
La Grande Sultane. Captive, ou Greque, au Sultane presentee, /Quand te Ciel veut par moi, doner un successeur; Si desormais, je suis la moins aimee, Aucune dame au moins, n'egate mon honneur.
chez N. Bonnart, rue St. Jacques, a l'Aigle, avec privil.
Paris [n.d. c. 1675-1700]
Engraving. 270 x 195mm (10¾ x 7¾"). Small margin on left side. Toning in margins. Top right corner creased.
The Sultana of Turkey, holding a flower in her hand. 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: 54726]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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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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Le Porteur d'Eau.
Le Porteur d'Eau. Ce porteur d'eau, à bien la mine De conuertir son eau en vin, Et d'en boire tant de chopine, Qu'il avalera tout son gain.
J. Bonnart fecit.
Chez H. Bonnart, rue S.t Iacques vis a vis le Mathurins avec privil. [n.d. c.1680-1700].
Etching and engraving, 17th century watermark. 265 x 185mm (10½ x 7½"), with very large margins. Stains in top margin. Faint spotting and stains in image and title area.
A water carrier or seller carrying two buckets. Engraved by Jean-Baptiste Bonnart and published by Henri Bonnart II, known for the breadth of their works of contemporary French costume and fashion.
[Ref: 54894]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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le Fendeur de Bois.
le Fendeur de Bois. Autre fois j'ay fendu du Bois pour Cupidon, Je voudrois bien encor en donner des lecons, Mais ce grand nombre d'ans, de mois, et de jour.née On trop emoussé ma cognée.
J. Bonnart f. Chez N. Bonnart, rue S.t Jacques a l'aigle avec privil.
Paris, [n.d. c.1674-1726].
Etching, 17th century watermark. 275 x 190mm (10¾ x 7½") very large margins. Tear near top left corner. Stains across image and sheet.
A woodcutter carrying a basket and saw on his back and leaning on a walking stick. Engraved by Jean-Baptiste Bonnart and published by Nicolas Bonnart. Though there are strong similarities among groups of engravings by the Bonnart brothers, there is no evidence this was published as part of a set.
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