Fine original copperplate engraved view of the port of Antalya (Sattalia) in southern Turkey, published in Delft at the end of the 17th century by Cornelis de Bruyn.
The view shows the port in detail, with various ships in the bay. Old castles and fortifications are seen. Cypress trees abound.
The Dutch painter and traveler Cornelius de Bruyn, traveled to Constantinople and the Ottoman Empire between 1677 and 1684. De Bruyn's account of his travels twere profusely illustrated with engravings made from his drawings and sketches, which are noted for their objectivity and exactness.
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.