Thomas van der Wilt

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Thomas van der Wilt (1659–1733) was an 18th-century painter from the Northern Netherlands.

Biography[edit]

Van der Wilt was born in Piershil. Houbraken mentioned him as one of the pupils of Jan Verkolje.[1] He became a master portrait painter in Delft, where he died.[1]

According to the RKD he became the teacher of Jacob Campo Weyerman.[2] He is known for portraits and historical allegories.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (Dutch) Thomas van der Wilt in Jan Verkolje biography in De groote schouburgh der Nederlantsche konstschilders en schilderessen (1718) by Arnold Houbraken, courtesy of the Digital library for Dutch literature
  2. ^ a b Thomas van der Wilt in the RKD