Italy. Etching of 1790 with aged colors. Measure to bar copper 59 cm x 47. Engraved by JB Homann and published by his heirs. Homann. 1663 - 1724. Engraver and cartographer born in Nuremberg he worked for Sandrart and others and in 1702 founded a new intaglio. From 1707 (the first atlas with 40 maps) to 1724, the year of his death, he published nearly 200 papers. He had great influence on cartography for the accuracy and beauty of his cards.