"Sicilia Regnum", Merian, Matthaus
Subject: Italy, Sicily
Period: 1638 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
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.
Light surface soil and toning in map. Hinge remnants on verso.