Mid 17th cent., oil/wood, 42,5 x 33,5 cm, some rest., cradled. - Flemish history painter. W. was pupil of P. van Avont and of Rubens. In 1634 he became master of the Antwerp painter's guild. In 1636 he worked at the imperial court in Vienna and that same year went to London and was made painter of the prince of Wales. In 1641 he returned to Antwerp. Mus.: Vienna (Kunsthist. Mus.), London, Copenhagen, Würzburg a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bernt.