(b. ca. 1684, Antwerpen, d. 1734, Norton)

A Panoramic View of Ashburnham Place

Oil on canvas, 178 x 295 cm
Private collection

This canvas presents a panoramic view of Ashburnham Place, near Battle, in Sussex, the seat of John Ashburnham, 1st Earl of Ashburnham (1681-1736). It typifies the English passion for topographical landscapes in the early 18th century centred on the "Great House" in its large estate.