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Hard to believe this is a 17th c. painting, not a photograph. "Festons, masques et rosettes de coquillages" by Jan van Kessel the Elder, 1656, Collection Frits Lugt.

Louis van Houtte, botanical illustration, Fuchsias, 1877 Fuchsias grown alongside many of the rural roads of Ireland, blooming in abundance.

Jan van Kessel The Elder - Africa