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Attributed to Renold Elstrack, 1570–1625(?)
Published by Compton Holland, active 1616–d.1621

Henry IV

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, laid on mount
Sheet: 6 7/8 x 4 1/2 inches (17.5 x 11.5 cm), Plate: 6 3/4 x 4 7/16 inches (17.2 x 11.2 cm), Image: 5 9/16 x 4 3/16 inches (14.2 x 10.7 cm)

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "px"; on back, lower right: "£1-1-0"; on mount, lower center: "H. vol. 2, p. 157; Baziliwologia Renold Elstracke, attributed to | no. 13, pl. 59(a) I Martin 1628 O. D. 9"

Lettered in black ink, within image, upper left, in coat of arms: "HONI · SOIT · QUI · MAL · Y · PENSE"; in frame surrounding portrait: "HENRICUS QUARTUS ANGLIÆ ET FRANCIÆ REX / DOMINUS HIBERNÆ. &c."; lower center: "The right noble Prince Henry the 4th. King of England and Fraunce: Lord of Ireland, &c. Who died at the age of 46 | yeares in Anno. 1413, after he had raigned 13 yeares, 6 moneths, and 4 dayes, and h'eth buried at Canterbury. | Are to be Sold by Comp: Holland over against the Exhange."

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 | cartouche | coat of arms | costume | crest | crowns | embroidery | ermine | headdress | illustration | jewels | king (person) | livery collar | man | mustache | orb | oval | pendant | portrait | robe | royalty | scepter
Associated People:
Henry IV (1367–1413), king of England and lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine
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