Jan Siberechts’ painting ‘View of Longleat’
Jan Siberechts’ painting ‘View of Longleat’ features in the British Galleries at the Victoria and Albert Museum as part of a long-term loan.
Who was Jan Siberechts?
Born in Antwerp in 1627, Jan Siberechts was a Flemish painter specialising in landscapes. He settled in England in around 1672, and remained in the country until his death in 1703. It was in England that he perfected his characteristic style of producing remarkable bird’s eye views of country estates.