The Netherlands on the other side of a lot of things and a little fantasy thrown in. Real but with that little extra something. Dutch. Baroque era. Jan van der Heyden, artist (1637-1712).

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“An Architectural Fantasy.” ca. 1670. Oil on panel. Collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jan_van_der_Heyden_-_An_Architectural_Fantasy.jpg
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Fantasized Amsterdam Cityscape With Canal. No exact date. Collection of the Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:WLANL_-_adagio808_-_Jan_van_der_Heyden,_Gefantaseerd_Amsterdams_stadsgezicht_met_gracht_(z.j.).jpg
"The Huis ten Bosch at The Hague and Its Formal Garden (View from the East)." 1668-70.
“The Huis ten Bosch at The Hague and Its Formal Garden (View from the East).” 1668-70. Oil on wood. In the public domain. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/436648

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