Auction 127, Lot 648

"Sicilia Regnum", Merian, Matthaus

Subject: Italy, Sicily

Period: 1662-64 (circa)

Publication: Topographia

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 more. The map is strongly embellished with a sea battle, two coats of arms, and a lovely, Della Robbia-style title cartouche.


Condition: A

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $250

Closed on 2/25/2009