Auction 140, Lot 663

"Statuum Totius Italiae Novissima Repraesentatio Geograhica Simul Exhibens Insulas Siciliae Sardiniae Corsicae et Maltae Conante…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Italy

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.5 x 19 inches
57.2 x 48.3 cm

This is a large and decorative map of the whole of Italy including Sicily, Corsica, Sardinia and Malta. The title cartouche features a scene paying tribute to Pope Clemens XI, with members of the nobility, putti and two coats of arms.


Condition: B

Original color on watermarked paper with a few spots and stains, and a long centerfold separation that has been archivally repaired.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $200

Closed on 5/23/2012