WYCK, Jan
(b. 1644, Haarlem, d. 1700, Mortlake)

William III Landing at Brixham, Torbay

1688
Oil on canvas, 158 x 132 cm
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

The present full-length portrait shows Prince William of Orange's landing in Torbay on 5 November 1688 with 14,000 troops for the invasion of England. In the background is the Anglo-Dutch fleet, with ships on the far left at anchor flying the Dutch flag.