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Auction 118, Lot 726

"Sicilia Regnum", Merian, Matthaus

Subject: Italy, Sicily

Period: 1638 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14 x 10.5 inches
35.6 x 26.7 cm

Beautiful and delicately engraved map of the Kingdom of Sicily. The map is filled with topography and towns, including Palermo, Syracuse, Messina, Mt Aetna erupting and many more. The map is further embellished with a sea battle, two coats of arms, and a lovely, della Robbia-style title cartouche.

References:

Condition: A

Light surface soil and toning in map. Hinge remnants on verso.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $550

Closed on 3/6/2007

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