Willem Wissing

Dutch portrait artist (1656-1687)

Willem Wissing, also known as William Wissing (1656, Amsterdam or The Hague[1] - 10 Sep 1687 Burghley House), was a Dutch portrait artist. He painted many famous people of the day, including William III of England,Mary II of England,Anne of Great Britain.

Willem Wissing, Portrait of Laurence Hyde, 1st Earl of Rochester, c. 1685-7, Holburne Museum of Art


  1. Tabitha Barber, ‘Wissing, Willem (1656–1687)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004, accessed 30 Dec 2008