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Striking map of the Indian Ocean from De Bruyn's Reizen over Moskovie, door Persie en Indie . . . .

The map shows De Bruyn's route from the Persian Gulf to the Straits of Sunda and back.

The Dutch painter and traveler, Cornelius de Bruyn made several extensive travels in the late 17th and early 18th Century and his travel books are among the best illustrated and most sought after among collectors.

Cornelis De Bruyn Biography

Cornelis de Bruyn , 1652-c.1726 was a Dutch portrait painter and traveler.

De Bruyn painted for some years in Italy, where he was known, in Rome, as Adonis. Bruyn is remembered chiefly for the records of his extensive travels in Egypt, Persia, India, and other countries, illustrated with his own designs.