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Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
The Hague 1652
Deceased
Utrecht 1726/1727
died around c. 1726-1727 in Zijdebalen near Utrecht (Thieme/Becker)
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Den Haag 1674
    pupil of Theodoor van der Schuer
  • Rome 1674-12-22 - 1678
    stayed in Rome from 22 December 1674 until the summer of 1677 (Hoogewerff 1952, p. 133)
  • Midden-Oosten (regio) 1678 - 1683
  • Griekenland 1678 - 1682
  • Aleppo (Syrië) 1682
  • Libanon
  • Egypte
  • Rhodos (eiland)
  • Cyprus
  • Venetië 1682 - 1693
    c. 8 years; collaboration with the painter Carl Johann Loth
  • Den Haag 1693 - 1701
    became a member of Confrerie Pictura in 1695 (Saur 1996); worked intensively on a publication on his travels; the book appeared in Delft in 1698 with the title: 'Reizen van Cornelis de Bruyn door de vermaardste deelen van Klein Asia, de eylanden Scio, Rhodus, Cyprus, Metelino, Stanchio, &c., mitsgaders de voornaamste steden van Aegypten, Syrien en Palestina' (Travels through the most famous parts of Asia Minor, the islands Scio, Rhodus, Cyprus, Metelino, Stanchio, &c, as well as the most important towns of Egypt, Syrua and Palestine Illustrated with more then 200 prints, drawn by the author after nature).
  • Sint-Petersburg (Rusland) 1701 - 1711
    traveled on to Persia, Ceylon and Indonesia (Saur 1996)
  • Moskou
  • Perzië (hist.) 1701 - 1711
  • Ceylon (hist.) 1701 - 1711
  • Indonesië 1701 - 1711
  • Batavia 1706
  • Den Haag 1708
    worked on a second book, published in 1711, titled 'Reizen over Moskovie door Persie en Indie, verrijkt met 300 konstplaten, door den autheur zelf na't leven afgetekent' (Travels to Moscow through Persia and India, enriched with 300 prints, drawn by the author himself after nature)
  • Amsterdam 1711 - 1727
  • Utrecht 1711 - 1727
    His last years he spent alternately in Amsterdam and Utrecht.
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Subjects
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landscape (as genre), portrait, still life, topography
documented as a still-life painter of typical Indonesian fruit during his stay in Jakarta in 1706; made landscapes, portraits and (fruit) still-lifes, only a few portraits are known so far (Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 56)
Medium/technique
oil paint
Entered on: 1991-11-25; Modification on: 2018-11-12

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