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Creator:
Renold Elstrack, 1570–1625(?), British
Published by Compton Holland, active 1616–d.1621, British
Title:

Edward IV

Part Of:

Collective Title: Baziliologia, a Booke of Kings

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

Date:
1618 or 1628
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper (page in book), laid on mount
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/8 x 4 13/16 inches (18.8 x 12.2 cm), Plate: 7 5/16 x 4 5/8 inches (18.5 x 11.8 cm), and Image: 7 1/8 x 4 7/16 inches (18.1 x 11.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on mount, center: "H. vol. 2, Baziliwologia Martin 1638 O. D. 1 | p. 128, no. 16, pl. 60 (a) IV"

Lettered in black ink, within image, upper left, in crest: "HONI · SOIT · QUI · MAL · Y · PENSE"; within image, upper center, in crest: "EXPIABIT AUT OVRVET"; within image, upper right, in crest: "HIC HÆC HOC TACEATIS"; within image, in frame surrounding portrait: "EDWARDUS IIII. ANGLIÆ ET FRANCIÆ REX DOMIN9 HIBER:"; within image, lower left: "16"; lower left: "R. Elstracke Sculpsit"; lower center: "The | right noble prince EDWARD the 4th King of | England, and Fraunce Lord of Ireland. He | raigned 22 yeares and 5 weekes. Died at the age | of 52 yeares : buried at Windsor. 1483."

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:
B1994.4.165
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
brocade | cap | cartouche | coats of arms | costume | crests | crowns | embroidery | ermine | fur | illustration | jewels | king (person) | lion | livery collar | man | orb | oval | pendant | portrait | robe | royalty | scepter
Associated People:
Edward IV (1442–1483), king of England and lord of Ireland
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:34402
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