Chronology

Cornelis de Bruijn (c.1652-1727) was a Dutch artist and traveler. He is best known for his drawings of the ruins of Persepolis, the first reliable pictures of these palaces to be accessible for western scholars. His other visits included the Ottoman Empire, Egypt, Jerusalem, Russia, and the East Indies.

De Bruijn's Travels

1674      The Hague, Hannover, Leipzig, Vienna, Venice, Florence, Rome
1675   Rome
1676   Rome
1677   Rome, Naples, Siena, Florence, Leghorn
1678   Leghorn, Stromboli, Messina, Cythera, Melos, Chios, Smyrna, Ephesus, Constantinople
1679   Constantinople
1680   Troy, Mytilene, Smyrna
1681   Smyrna, Chios, Cos, Rhodes, Tyre, Damietta, Cairo, Alexandria, Cairo, Damietta, Jaffa, Ramla, Jerusalem, Ramla
1682   Jaffa, Tripoli, Lebanon, Tripoli, Acre, Nazareth, Tabor, Acre, Tyre, Sidon, Tripoli, Aleppo
1683   Aleppo, Alexandretta, Cyprus, Antalya, Smyrna
1684   Smyrna, Chios, Cythera, Cephalonia, Corfu, Venice
1685   Venice
1686   Venice
1687   Venice
1688   Venice
1689   Venice
1690   Venice
1691   Venice
1692   Venice, Trento, Munich, Neurenberg, Frankfurt, Cologne
1693   Cologne, Amsterdam, The Hague
1694   The Hague
1695   The Hague
1696   The Hague
1697   The Hague
1698   The Hague
1699   The Hague
1700   The Hague, London
1701   London, The Hague, Tessel, Archangelsk, Kholmogory, Vologda
1702   Moscow
1703   Moscow, Voronezh, Moscow, Kasimov, Nizniy Novgorod, Kazan, Saratov, Astrakhan, Derbent, Ardabil, Qom, Kashan, Isfahan
1704   Isfahan, Persepolis
1705   Persepolis, Shiraz, Isfahan, Shiraz, Gamron, Cohin, Galle
1706   Galle, Batavia, Bantam, Batavia, Arabia, Gamron, Pasargadae, Shiraz, Isfahan
1707   Isfahan, Qazvin, Ardabil, Derbent, Astrakhan, Saratov, Petrovsk, Vladimir, Moscow
1708   Moscow, Smolensk, Minsk, Moscow, Vologda, Kholmogory, Archangelsk, Amsterdam, The Hague
1709   Amsterdam
1710   Amsterdam
1711   Amsterdam
1712   Haarlem