Jan Wijk

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Jan Wijk
ca. 1640-1702
Stag Hunt
Brush and black wash, over graphite, on paper.
7 3/16 x 9 1/2 inches (183 x 242 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
III, 228d

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Inscribed on the verso of the lining, in an old hand, in black ink, "Stag Hunt"; below this, in brown ink, "John Wycke the young ____1702 of Haarlem".

Nathaniel Hone (1718-84), London (Lugt 2793); Henry Reveley (1737-98), Bryn y Gwin, North Wales (Lugt 1356); his sale, London, Sotheby's, 21 April 1884, lot 202: "Jan van Wyck. A Hunting Scene; from the collection of Nathaniel Hone, pen, washed with indian ink, fine" (to Riggall for £0.10.0); Dr. Edward Riggall, London; his sale, London, Sotheby's, 6-8 June 1901, one of six (probably with III-228c) in lot 551: "J. Wyck. Artillery on the march; a Stag-hunt, etc; ... (6)" (to Fairfax Murray for £2.18.0); Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son, J. P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York.

Watermark: none visible through lining.

Associated names: 

Hone, Nathaniel, 1718-1784, former owner.
Reveley, Henry, 1737-1798, former owner.
Riggall, Edward, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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