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Henricus IIII

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Germany (printed)

  • Date:

    1596 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Passe, Crispijn de (the elder), born 1564 - died 1637 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 38, box A

Physical description

Print, portrait of a man, head and shoulders, facing slightly right.

Place of Origin

Germany (printed)


1596 (printed)


Passe, Crispijn de (the elder), born 1564 - died 1637 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'Francia…fides Carol Utenh. In / Henricus IIII. Borbonius D.G. Franciae, Galliae Et Navarrae Rex Christianissimus. 1 596. Crisp de Pas fe.'
Lettered with 6 lines of verse


Height: 14 cm cut, Width: 9.8 cm cut

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Henry IV, King of France and Navarre, engraving by Crispijn de Passe I, 1596.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1960: Volume 2, Edgar Seligman Gift. London: HMSO, 1966.
Hollstein, F. W. H. Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts ca. 1450-1700. Amsterdam: M. Hertzberger, 1949.
Franken, Daniel. L’Oeuvre grave des Van De Passe. Amsterdam and Paris: F. Muller & Co., 1881.



Subjects depicted

King; Monarch


Prints; Portraits; Royalty


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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