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Bruyn, Cornelis de (1652-1727) was a Dutch hydrographer, geographer, voyager, artist and traveler. He made two large tours and published illustrated books with his observations of people, buildings, plants and animals.

Bruyn, Cornelis de (1652-1727) was a Dutch hydrographer, geographer, voyager, artist and traveler. He made two large tours and published illustrated books with his observations of people, buildings, plants and animals.

The Dutch painter and traveler Cornelis de Bruyn (also known as Corneille Le Brun or Le Bruyn) came to Turkey via Italy and spent five months in Izmir before moving on to Istanbul, where he stayed for a year and a half.

He departed by sea back to Izmir where he stayed for seven months, then he departed for Chios and Rhodes and began a journey through Egypt, the Holy Land and Syria, Lebanon and Israel and back to Izmar and stayed here five days.
Departing from Iskenderun on 15 April 1683 on a merchant ship, he arrived at the port of Larnaca in Cyprus on 19 April and made voyages within Cyprus.

His journey within the Ottoman Empire lasted more than six years.
On 28 July 1701 de Bruin again left den Haag, this time for Russia, Persia, and the East Indies; he did not return until 24 October 1708.

After his first journey in the Ottoman Empire he published; De reizen door het Nabije Oosten van Cornelis de Bruijn, It was the world's first book of engraved prints in color printing.
 He published his second travel book after his travels through Russia and Persia entitled; Reizen over Moskovie, door Persie en Indie verrijkt met 300 kunstplaaten door den auteur zelf na 't leven afgeteekend (1711)

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