Dutch, 17th century, male.
Born c. 1616, in Beverwijk; died August 1677, in Haarlem.
Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects, genre scenes, interiors with figures, hunting scenes, landscapes, urban landscapes, waterscapes, seascapes, animals.
Thomas Wyck was his father's pupil. He spent time in Italy, especially in Naples where he made numerous drawings. He then returned to Haarlem where he enjoyed great success and is cited as dean of his guild in 1660. He went to England following the restoration of the monarchy in the same year. In Holland he was successful as a painter of seascapes, fairs, markets and views of towns. In London he painted a number of views of the city, both before and after the Great Fire of 1666. He painted interiors, alchemists and philosophers in their studies, then later turned to the depiction of hunting scenes, extensive landscapes, and animals. He is also known to have produced 21 etchings....