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Detailed view of the ruins at Alexandria, from De Bruyn's Reizen van Cornelis de Bruyn . . . .

The view is based upon original artwork drawn during his travels.


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.