Eye Candy for Today: Springer townscape

De Zuiderhavendijk in Enkhuizen, Cornelis Springer
De Zuiderhavendijk in Enkhuizen, Cornelis Springer

In the Rijksmuseum.

I just love these mid-19th century townscapes by Springer and some of his contemporaries. With their tactile renderings of brick and mortar, paving blocks and the assorted comings and goings of daily life, they are fascinating marvels of texture.

 
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