Landscapes from a while back. Brazil, the part of it that belonged to the Netherlands for a while in the 17th century. Frans Janszoon Post, artist (1612-1680).

"Landscape in Brazil." 1652.
“Landscape in Brazil.” Sugar plantation. 1652. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated “F. Post 1652 12/22.” Collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. In the public domain. via https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/collection/SK-A-3224
"The Church of St. Cosmas and St. Damian and The Franciscan Monastery at Igaraçu, Brazil." 1663.
“The Church of St. Cosmas and St. Damian and The Franciscan Monastery at Igaraçu, Brazil.” 1663. Oil on panel. Collection of the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid. In the public domain. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/frans-jansz-post-haarlem-c-1612-1680–the-church-of-st-cosmas-and-st-damian-and-the-franc-frans-post-1612-1680.html
"Een suikerfabriek" (A sugar factory). ca. 1659.
“Een suikerfabriek” (A sugar factory). ca. 1659. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1824. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Frans_Jansz._Post_-_Een_suikerfabriek_-_2116_(OK)_-_Museum_Boijmans_Van_Beuningen.jpg
"Brazilian landscape with anteater." 1649.
“Brazilian landscape with anteater.” 1649. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Alte Pinakothek, Munich. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Frans_Post_-_Paysage_br%C3%A9silien.jpg

Cat and kitten art but not from Instagram. Romantic style.Dutch/Belgian. Henriëtte Ronner, painter (1821-1909). Coming from a family of artists, she mostly painted cats.

"The Cat at Play." ca. 1860-78. Oil on panel.
“The Cat at Play.” ca. 1860-78. Oil on panel. Collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. In the public domain. via https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/rijksstudio/subjects/dogs-and-cats/objects#/SK-A-3089,2
Title not given. ca. 1860-78.
Title not given. ca. 1860-78. Oil on canvas. Image © Museum Boijmans. Fair use license. via https://www.boijmans.nl/en/collection/artworks/3389/painting
"Playtime." 19th c. Watercolor on paper.
“Playtime.” 19th c. Watercolor on paper. In the public domain due to age. via https://pixels.com/featured/playtime-henriette-ronner-knip.html
"Playing Cats." 19th c.
“Playing Cats.” 19th c. In the public domain. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/playing-cats-henriette-ronner-knip.html

Symbolist visions of women by Dutch artist Jan Toorop (1858-1928).

"Bezonkenheid, Meditatie, Vuur." 1923.
“Bezonkenheid, Meditatie, Vuur.” 1923. Pencil and black chalk heightened in white on cardboard. Image © Kunsthandel Studio 2000. Fair use license. via http://www.kunstkrant.nl/nieuws/tentoonstelling-jan-toorop-te-zien-is-in-gemeentemuseum-den-haag
"Desire and Gratification" (The Appeasing). 1893.
“Desire and Gratification” (The Appeasing). 1893. Oil on canvas. Image © Musée d’Orsay, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.pubhist.com/w48606
Back and front covers of L. Couperus "Psyche."
Back and front covers of L. Couperus “Psyche.” 1898. In the public domain due to age. via http://arh346.blogspot.com/2007/10/jan-toorop-leading-dutch-symbolist.html

Designs like a kaleidoscope for the mind. 20th-century theosophist art by Dutch spiritualist Olga Fröbe-Kapteyn (1881-1962).

"The Grail." 1930. Silkscreen.
“The Grail.” 1930. Silkscreen. © Estate of the artist. Image © https://lexiconmag.com/content/theos.html
"Eternal Energy." ca. 1930. Silkscreen.
“Eternal Energy.” ca. 1930. Silkscreen. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via http://www.shishigami.com/esotericart/olga.html
Untitled. ca. 1927-34.
Untitled. ca. 1927-34. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via https://labyrinthos.co/blogs/learn-tarot-with-labyrinthos-academy/5-mystics-who-created-sacred-geometry-art

Paintings of the insides of churches with wonderful ceiling detail to lift your eyes up. Pieter Neefs (or Neeffs) the Younger (ca. 1620-after 1675). Flemish, he learned to paint from his father who painted buildings too.

"The Interior of the Onze-Lieve-Vrouwe-Kerk in Antwerp with elegant Figures conversing." 1640-1675.
“The Interior of the Onze-Lieve-Vrouwe-Kerk in Antwerp with elegant Figures conversing.” 1640-1675. Oil on panel. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pieter_Neefs_the_Younger_-_The_Interior_of_the_Onze-Lieve-Vrouwe-Kerk_in_Antwerp_with_elegant_Figures_conversing.jpg
"The Nave of Antwerp Cathedral." 1650-1700.
“The Nave of Antwerp Cathedral.” 1650-1700. Oil on oak. A collaboration of Neefs and Frans Francken III. Collection of the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Pau. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pieter_Neefs_the_Younger_-_The_nave_of_Antwerp_Cathedral.jpg
"Interior of a Gothic Church." 1653.
“Interior of a Gothic Church.” 1653. Oil on copper. Private collection. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Peeter_Neeffs_(II)_-_Interior_of_a_Gothic_Church_-_WGA16485.jpg

Paintings with lots of color. Always my favorite kind. Dutch. Abraham Bloemaert, artist (1566-1651). Also made prints. Starting out in the Mannerist tradition he later switched over to Baroque when it came into fashion.

"The Adoration of the Magi." 1624.
“The Adoration of the Magi.” 1624. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Abraham_Bloemaert_-_The_adoration_of_the_Magi_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg
"The Expulsion of Hagar and Ishmael." 17th c.
“The Expulsion of Hagar and Ishmael.” 17th c. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bloemaert_-_Expulsion.jpg
"The Marriage of Amaryllis and Mirtillo." 1635.
“The Marriage of Amaryllis and Mirtillo.” 1635. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Gemäldegalerie, Berlin. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.pubhist.com/w33946

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
fantasized-amsterdam-cityscape-with-canal-jan-van-der-heyden
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