Auction 123, Lot 636

"Southern Italy", Tallis, John

Subject: Italy, Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica

Period: 1851 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

12.5 x 9.2 inches
31.8 x 23.4 cm

A decorative map extending south from about Piombino and Abruzzo, and includes Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily. Vignettes show Benevento, Naples and Vesuvius, the Carnival, the statue of the Dying Gaul, and the Festival of the Vintage. The illustrations were by A. H. Wray, and engraved by J. Rogers. J. Rapkin drew and engraved the map.


Condition: B+

Original outline color on a sheet with some light irregular toning.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $95

Closed on 2/20/2008