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Attributed to Renold Elstrack, 1570–1625(?)
Published by Henry Balaam, active 1612–1622

Henry VIII

Part Of:

Collective Title: Baziliologia, a Booke of Kings

Collective Title: The Historie and Lives of the Kings of England

1618 or 1628
Materials & Techniques:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Sheet: 10 9/16 x 7 1/16 inches (26.9 x 17.9 cm), Plate: 6 13/16 x 4 3/4 inches (17.3 x 12 cm), Image: 5 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches (13.9 x 11.5 cm)

Inscribed verso, in graphite, lower left: "58,"; lower right: "Elstracke?"; in brown ink, upper center: "J. Mather"; lower left to lower center: "Anonymous Engraver - Elstracke? | Hind. vol. II, p. 130, no. 20, pl. 61 (d) - Type BI"; lower right: "m £1-1-0 | O. D. 41"

Lettered within image, in frame surrounding portrait: "HENRICUS VIII D G ANGLIÆ GALLIÆ ET HIBERNIÆ REX / FIDEI DEFENSOR"; lower center: "The most high and mightie Prince HENRY | the VIII by the grace of God King of | England France and Ireland &c."; lower center, in coat of arms: "HONI · SOIT · QUI · MAL · Y · PENSE"; lower right: "Are to be sold in Lombard Street by Hen: Balaam"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of John Hay Whitney, Yale BA 1926, Yale MA (HON.) 1956, transfer from the Yale University Library and the Yale University Art Gallery
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beard | cap | cartouche | chain | coat of arms | costume | crest | crown | ermine | illustration | jewelry | jewels | king (person) | livery collar | man | mustache | orb | oval | pendant | portrait | ribbon | robe | royalty | scepter
Associated People:
Henry VIII (1491–1547), king of England and Ireland
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