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Italy - J.B. Homann


Italy - J.B. Homann

Statuum totius Italiae. Beautiful etching of 1720 with vintage colors. Measurement of the plate 49 cm x 58. Map of Italy, with Sardinia, Corsica, Sicily and Malta. Cartouche in the portrait of Clement XII, the Lion of St. Mark, the coat of arms of the Medici, the Papal coat of arms and the allegory of the river Tiber represented with an oar. The print is in good condition, on laid paper with watermark. Engraved and published by J. B. 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.

€ 500.00

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