Eye Candy for Today: Canal scene by Jan van der Heyden

Amsterdam City View with Houses on the Herengracht and the old Haarlemmersluis, Jan van der Heyden
Amsterdam City View with Houses on the Herengracht and the old Haarlemmersluis, Jan van der Heyden

In the Rijksmuseum.

Van der Heyden combined views of two different locations in Amsterdam — one of the canal and lock, another of the row of houses — to create his composition.