ARTIST: Magini Giovanni Antonio
TECHNIQUE: Copper engraving
A beautifully engraved 1620 map of southern Italy or the Kingdom of Naples by Giovanni Antonio Magini. Centered on the Gulf of Taranto, this magnificent decorative map covers from Rome northern Sicily and from Rome to Albania, inclusive of al of southern Italy. Sea Monsterds, mermen, sailing ships, and dragons abount throughout. The elaborate title cartouche bears armorial crests for 12 Italian cities.
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