Streetscapes from the Netherlands that don’t look that way exactly anymore. Gerrit Berckheyde, painter. Living from 1638 to 1698, he was part of the Dutch Golden Age. A member of the Haarlem Guild of Saint Luke. His brother painted, too.

The Great Market in Haarlem.” 1696. Painting. Collections of the Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 100 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Berkheyde-Haarlem.jpg
“The Town Hall of Amsterdam.” 1670s. Oil on panel. Collections of the Fitzwilliam Museum. Image source: http://www.artuk.org/artworks/the-town-hall-of-amsterdam-5420. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gerrit_Berckheyde_-_The_Town_Hall_of_Amsterdam_CAM_CCF_44.jpg
“The Grote Markt and Town Hall, Haarlem, seen from the East.” 1691. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated “Gerrit Berck Heyde. 1691” on the lower left. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/gerrit-adriaensz-berckheyde-haarlem-1638-1698-the-5765876-details.aspx 

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