A Landscape with Horsemen (including a Falconer)

Jan Wyck (Haarlem 1645 – Mortlake 1700)
National Trust Inventory Number 254669

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date circa 1690 - 1700
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1861 x 2210 mm (73 1/4 x 87 in)
Place of origin England
Collection Lytes Cary Manor, Somerset (Accredited Museum)
On show at Lytes Cary Manor, Somerset, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, A Landscape with Horsemen (including a Falconer) by Jan Wyck (Haarlem 1645 – Mortlake 1700) signed: J Wyck (twice), circa 1690. The view is of an evening landscape with a pink cloudy sky. In the foreground on the left a groom is seated on a white horse and is leading a riderless dark horse across a brook with a dog running alongside. Behind are bathers and fishermen. On the right a gentleman is watering his horse in the brook and falconers are out behind, on a rise. Next to them are two large trees, one dead and one alive, on which a little boy climbs.


Bequeathed to the National Trust, along with the house, furniture and other contents collected by Sir Walter Jenner, 2nd Bt (1860 - 1948), in 1949.

Credit line

Lytes Cary Manor, The Jenner Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

Recto: J Wyck (signed, twice) (twice): b.l. [large - & later?] & lower r. J. Wyck

Makers and roles

Jan Wyck (Haarlem 1645 – Mortlake 1700), artist

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Periods 17th century (33416)
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Subjects Animals (641)
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Record Status


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