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

Henry VII

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, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 7 x 4 1/2 inches (17.8 x 11.4 cm) and Image: 5 1/2 x 4 3/8 inches (14 x 11.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, on back, lower left: "wx"; in graphite, on mount, lower center: "H. vol. 2 - Baziliwologia | p. 129, no. 19 Martin 1628 | Dl. 61 (b) I | Henry VII as Henry VIII played at Windsor(?) Tennis court - | added a brick front to court at Greenwich-"; lower right: "Renold Elstracke, attributed to | O. D. 8"

Lettered in black ink, within image, in frame surrounding portrait: "PRUDENTISS : PRIN : HENRICUS VII . D. G . ANGLIÆ / GALLIÆ ET HIBERNIÆ REX. etc."; lower center, in crest: "HONI · SOIT · QUI · MAL · Y · PENSE"; lower center: "The most Mighty and Prudent Prince | Henry the Seaventh by the grace of god | King of England Fraunce and Ireland etc. | Are to be Sold by Com: Holland over against the Exchange."

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:
B1994.4.170
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cap | cartouche | coat of arms | costume | crest | ermine | fleur-de-lis | fur | illustration | jewels | king (person) | livery collar | man | orb | oval | portrait | robe | royalty | scepter
Associated People:
Henry VII (1457–1509), 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:34439
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