Thomas Wyck (Beverwijk 1616 – Haarlem 1677)
Oil painting on oak panel, An Alchemist by Thomas Wyck (Beverwijk 1616 – Haarlem 1677), circa 1673. The alchemist is shown in his laboratory with an assistant.
In 1679-83 catalogue and thence by descent until acquired in 1948 by HM Government when Sir Lyonel, 4th Bt (1854 – 1952) and Sir Cecil Tollemache, 5th Bt (1886 – 1969) presented Ham House to the National Trust, and entrusted to the care of the Victoria & Albert Museum, until 1990, when returned to the care of the National Trust, and to which ownership was transferred in 2002
Ham House, The Dysart Collection (purchased by HM Government in 1948 and transferred to the National Trust in 2002)
Marks and inscriptions
signed - T Wijk
Makers and roles
Thomas Wyck (Beverwijk 1616 – Haarlem 1677), artist