1740 Homann Heirs - Regni & Insulae Siciliae tabula geographica...[original color]
Old color 1740 Homann Heirs map of Sicily
Regni & Insulae Siciliae tabula geographica. . .
Nuremberg, c. 1740
48.7 x 57.6 cm (19.2 x 22.7 in)
Original hand color
Johann Baptist Homann's fine map of Sicily in original wash color, with a coat of arms and a large decorative title cartouche.
Johann Baptist Homann (1663-1724) was a German engraver and publisher, who established himself and his family as perhaps the most famous German map publishers. Following his death in 1724, the business continued under the name Homann Heirs.
On solid paper.