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Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)

(1570-in or after 1625), Engraver

Artist associated with 152 portraits
Renold Elstrack was the foremost English engraver of his time. His first dated plates were made in 1598 and he produced mainly maps and portraits. Elstrack's portraits of the royal family bear no relation to any known painting and it is thought that he composed them himself; their beauty and rarity made them highly sought after. Elstrack probably never published himself, but worked for a number of London publishers, initially for the partnership of John Sudbury and George Humble, and from 1616 for the newly established firm of Compton Holland.

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King Richard I ('the Lionheart'), possibly by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D23635

King Richard I ('the Lionheart')

possibly by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D23635

Sir Richard ('Dick') Whittington, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D24069

Sir Richard ('Dick') Whittington

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D24069

Queen Elizabeth I, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D25024

Queen Elizabeth I

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D25024

Queen Elizabeth I, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D25025

Queen Elizabeth I

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D25025

William Perkins, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D25261

William Perkins

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D25261

King James I of England and VI of Scotland and Anne of Denmark, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D25686

King James I of England and VI of Scotland and Anne of Denmark

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D25686

King Charles I, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D25731

King Charles I

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D25731

King Charles I, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D25733

King Charles I

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D25733

Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D25765

Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D25765

Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D25766

Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D25766

John Digby, 1st Earl of Bristol, possibly by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), printed and published by  William Peake - NPG D25824

John Digby, 1st Earl of Bristol

possibly by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), printed and published by William Peake
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D25824

Edmund Sheffield, 1st Earl of Mulgrave, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), after  Unknown artist - NPG D25834

Edmund Sheffield, 1st Earl of Mulgrave

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), after Unknown artist
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D25834

John Harington, 2nd Baron Harington of Exton, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by  Henry Balam - NPG D25840

John Harington, 2nd Baron Harington of Exton

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by Henry Balam
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D25840

Tobie (or Tobias) Matthew, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D25873

Tobie (or Tobias) Matthew

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D25873

Thomas Sutton, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D26147

Thomas Sutton

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D26147

Thomas Sutton, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D26149

Thomas Sutton

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D26149

Frederick III, King of Denmark, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D26183

Frederick III, King of Denmark

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D26183

Sir Philip Sidney, after Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D34617

Sir Philip Sidney

after Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
etching, 17th century
NPG D34617

Sir Philip Sidney, after Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D41686

Sir Philip Sidney

after Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
etching, 17th century
NPG D41686

John Digby, 1st Earl of Bristol, by or after Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D1101

John Digby, 1st Earl of Bristol

by or after Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, (early 17th century)
NPG D1101

John Digby, 1st Earl of Bristol, by or after Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D1102

John Digby, 1st Earl of Bristol

by or after Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, (early 17th century)
NPG D1102

Sir Philip Sidney, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by  Compton Holland - NPG D17856

Sir Philip Sidney

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by Compton Holland
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D17856

Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by  Compton Holland - NPG D19921

Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by Compton Holland
engraving, circa 1600-1625
NPG D19921

John Harington, 2nd Baron Harington of Exton, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by  Henry Balam - NPG D16744

John Harington, 2nd Baron Harington of Exton

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by Henry Balam
line engraving, circa 1600-1625
NPG D16744

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, after Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D1301

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley

after Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, 17th century
NPG D1301

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, probably by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by  George Humble - NPG D31948

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley

probably by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by George Humble
line engraving, circa 1610-1627
NPG D31948

King James I of England and VI of Scotland in Parliament, possibly by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D18234

King James I of England and VI of Scotland in Parliament

possibly by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, published 1610 (published 1608)
NPG D18234

Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), sold by  Compton Holland - NPG D1319

Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), sold by Compton Holland
engraving, circa 1614
NPG D1319

Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by  Compton Holland - NPG D20210

Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by Compton Holland
engraving, circa 1614
NPG D20210

Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset and Frances, Countess of Somerset, attributed to Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), sold by  John Hinde - NPG D25783

Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset and Frances, Countess of Somerset

attributed to Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), sold by John Hinde
line engraving, circa 1615
NPG D25783

Gervase Babington, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D25898

Gervase Babington

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, 1615
NPG D25898

Gervase Babington, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D25899

Gervase Babington

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, 1615
NPG D25899

Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset; Frances, Countess of Somerset, attributed to Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), sold by  John Hinde - NPG D1316

Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset; Frances, Countess of Somerset

attributed to Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), sold by John Hinde
line engraving, circa 1615
NPG D1316

Gervase Babington, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), after  Unknown artist - NPG D11173

Gervase Babington

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1615
NPG D11173

Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset; Frances, Countess of Somerset, attributed to Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), sold by  John Hinde - NPG D19777

Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset; Frances, Countess of Somerset

attributed to Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), sold by John Hinde
line engraving, circa 1615
NPG D19777

William Perkins, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by  Compton Holland, after  Unknown artist - NPG D23054

William Perkins

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by Compton Holland, after Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1616-1620
NPG D23054

Jahangir, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by  Compton Holland - NPG D42343

Jahangir

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by Compton Holland
line engraving, circa 1616-1620
NPG D42343

Marco Antonio de Dominis, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by  Compton Holland, after  Michiel Jansz. van Miereveldt - NPG D25959

Marco Antonio de Dominis

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by Compton Holland, after Michiel Jansz. van Miereveldt
line engraving, circa 1617
NPG D25959

Marco Antonio de Dominis, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by  Compton Holland, after  Michiel Jansz. van Miereveldt - NPG D25962

Marco Antonio de Dominis

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by Compton Holland, after Michiel Jansz. van Miereveldt
line engraving, circa 1617
NPG D25962

Richard Middleton in the title page to his book 'The Heavenly Progresse', by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by  Nicholas Okes - NPG D25960

Richard Middleton in the title page to his book 'The Heavenly Progresse'

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by Nicholas Okes
line engraving, published 1617
NPG D25960

Marco Antonio de Dominis, possibly by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by  John Bill, after  Michiel Jansz. van Miereveldt - NPG D25965

Marco Antonio de Dominis

possibly by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by John Bill, after Michiel Jansz. van Miereveldt
line engraving, circa 1617
NPG D25965

Marco Antonio de Dominis, possibly by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by  John Bill, after  Michiel Jansz. van Miereveldt - NPG D47420

Marco Antonio de Dominis

possibly by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by John Bill, after Michiel Jansz. van Miereveldt
line engraving, circa 1617
NPG D47420

Mary, Queen of Scots, after Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D23290

Mary, Queen of Scots

after Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, after 1618
NPG D23290

King William I ('the Conqueror'), by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D23604

King William I ('the Conqueror')

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, 1618
NPG D23604

Fictitious portrait of King William II ('Rufus'), by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D23610

Fictitious portrait of King William II ('Rufus')

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, 1618
NPG D23610

King John, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D23644

King John

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, 1618
NPG D23644

King John, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D23647

King John

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, 1618
NPG D23647

King John, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D23649

King John

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, 1618
NPG D23649

Edward, Prince of Wales ('the Black Prince'), by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D23705

Edward, Prince of Wales ('the Black Prince')

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, 1618
NPG D23705

King Richard II, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D23715

King Richard II

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, 1618
NPG D23715

King Henry IV, probably by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D23731

King Henry IV

probably by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, 1618
NPG D23731

King Edward IV, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D23788

King Edward IV

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, 1618
NPG D23788

King Henry VII, possibly by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D23827

King Henry VII

possibly by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, 1618
NPG D23827

Anne Boleyn, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D24936

Anne Boleyn

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, 1618
NPG D24936

Queen Elizabeth I, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D31852

Queen Elizabeth I

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, 1618
NPG D31852

King Richard I ('the Lionheart'), probably by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D32012

King Richard I ('the Lionheart')

probably by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, 1618
NPG D32012

King Edward I, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D32011

King Edward I

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, 1618
NPG D32011

King Charles I, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), after  Unknown artist - NPG D9248

King Charles I

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), after Unknown artist
line engraving, (1618)
NPG D9248

Edward, Prince of Wales, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D33211

Edward, Prince of Wales

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, published 1618
NPG D33211

Fictitious portrait of King William II ('Rufus'), by or probably after Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D33919

Fictitious portrait of King William II ('Rufus')

by or probably after Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, (1618)
NPG D33919

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