King William III (1650–1702) giving Orders in the Field
manner of Jan Wyck (Haarlem 1645 – Mortlake 1700)
Oil painting. An oil painting on canvasof King William III (1650–1702) giving Orders in the Field, manner of Jan Wyck (Haarlem 1645 – Mortlake 1700), circa 1700. A landscape with William III and a group of horsemen in the foreground; in the middle distance trains of pack animals are descending to a river with a fortified town on the bend of it.
In inventory of the house of the late James Hutton, son of the collector Matthew Hutton d. 1728) and uncle of Philip Yorke I (1743 - 1804), at Park Lane, 27/28 July 1770 as; 'King William speaking to his Gen-erals by Holme [struck through] Vandermeulen' and thence by descent;given by Philip Yorke III (1905 – 1978) along with the estate, house and contents to the National Trust in 1973
Erddig, The Yorke Collection (National Trust)
Marks and inscriptions
Verso: 'William 3rd and officers'. (label on back of frame in 19th C.)
Makers and roles
manner of Jan Wyck (Haarlem 1645 – Mortlake 1700), artist previously catalogued as attributed to Adam Frans van der Meulen (Brussels 1632 – Paris 1690), artist
Hutton 1770 Inventory of the late James Hutton's house in Park Lane, 27-28 July 1770 , "King William speaking to his Generals by Holme [?struck through] Vandermeulen" Erddig 1800-29 Inventory of contents of Erddig, 1800-1829, "King William 3: & his Officers By Vandermeulen"