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Turks and Christians in Battle, by Jan Wyck (1640-1702).

Oil on canvas, 106cm by 138.5cm. Signed J Wyck.

Jan Wyck who was born in Haarlem, moved to England in the 1660s, like many of his fellow countrymen.

He became best known for his military paintings, but often working under royal patronage, he also painted portraits, hunting scenes and landscapes.

The painting was part of a substantial bequest from Lord and Lady Newlands to William, 5th Marquess of Exeter (1876-1956).

Lady Newlands was his aunt; a daughter of the 3rd Marquess and Marchioness of Exeter.


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