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Qualifications
painter, etcher, draftsman
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish, English
Born
Haarlem 1652-10-29
c. 1645 (Van Thiel-Stroman 2006, p. 347). His correct birthdate is known from the inscription on a mezzotint portrait of him by John Faber II (1684-1756) after a painting by Sir Godfrey Kneller (L.J. Wassink in Grove Art Online, 2003).
Deceased
Mortlake (Richmond-upon-Thames) 1700-05-17/1700-10-26
Family relationships
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son of Thomas Adriaansz. Wijck (1616-1677) and Trijntgen Adamsdr. (Catharina Adams de Reyger (probably died in 1691); he was a close friend of Jan van Huchtenburg (Biesboer/Köhler et al. 2006, p. 208). Before 1676 he was married for the second time to Ann Skinner (died 1687); their four childeren, born between 1678 and 1683, all died young. In 1688 he married Elizabeth Holomberg (died 1693); the couple had two sons and a daughter (L.J. Wasssink in Grove Art Online, 2003).
See also
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Wyck painted the horse in some of Kneller's equestrian portraits, the staffage and buildings for Van Edema, and the figures in John Slezer's designs for the illustrations in Theatrum Scotiae; collaborated with his pupil Wootton.
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
hunting scene, landscape (as genre), cityscape, portrait, animal painting (genre), battle, cavalry battle, princely portrait, marine (as genre)
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-02-01; Last modified date: 2022-05-16

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