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Thomas Wyck (?1616 - 1677)

Italian Street Scene

A125; oil on panel; 32 x 26 cm

Signed: T Wck

Bequeathed by Revd Dr Thomas Penrose, 1851; WA1851.22

White 1999, p. 173

It is nor certain whether or not Wyck went to Italy although he used an Italianate background for a number of his pictures, as here, where two women are washing clothes in an antique sarcophagus used as a cistern.

Information derived from the The Ashmolean Museum Complete Illustrated Catalogue of Paintings.