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Creator:
Renold Elstrack, 1570–1625(?), British
Published by Compton Holland, active 1616–d.1621, British
Title:
Henry III
Date:
1618 or 1628
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper, laid on mount
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/16 x 4 7/16 inches (18 x 11.3 cm) and Image: 5 9/16 x 4 1/4 inches (14.1 x 10.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, on back, lower left: "w-"; in graphite, on mount, lower center: "H. vol. 2, p. 124 Baziliwologia Martin 1628 O. D. 1 | no. 8. pl. 57(a) I"

Lettered in black ink, within image, upper center, in ribbon: "DULCE | BELLUM | INEXPERTIS"; within image, in frame surrounding portrait: "HENRICUS III ANGLIÆ REX. D : AQUITAN : C : PICTAVIÆ ET ANDIGAV : DO : HIB :"; lower left: "Are to be Sold by Compton Holland over against th'exchange"; lower center: "HENRY the III. King of England: Duke of Aquitane, Earle | of Poictiers and Anjou, Lord of Ireland. He died at | the age of 65 yeares, after he had raigned 56 yeares and lieth intobed at Westminster. 1272."; lower right: "R. Elstrack Sc:"

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:
B1994.4.164
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beard | brocade | cartouche | coats of arms | collar | costume | crests | crowns | embroidery | illustration | jewels | king (person) | man | mustache | orb | oval | portrait | robe | royalty | scepter
Associated People:
Henry III (1207–1272), king of England and lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:34401
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