Thomas van der Wilt (1659-1733). Pupil of Jan Verkolje. Portrait, genre and marble painter; also engraver; expert in perspective. Entered St. Luke's guild after 1677, several times headman 1690-1714. He lived on the east side of Koornmarkt and in 1729 the author Boitet in his History of Delft lists many of his works in first rate Delft collections. Painted an Anatomy Lesson for that Guild.
GAD Huizenprotocol I, fol. 219. Thieme-B., XXXVI p. 45. Van Eijnden 1816, I, p. 241-243. . Boitet 1729 p. 790-791.
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