Vase with mythological figures. Very early copper engraving dated1543 by Enea Vico ( born 1523 in Parma, Italy - died 1567 in Ferarra, Italy). Enea Vico signed his initials EA V in the small tablet in the lower left white area. He was famous for his engravings of vases and grotesque images. In the Tuscany he made prints for Cosimo I de Medici. He made a series of prints of the Women of Augsburg ( Donne Auguste ) in 1557. He made 500 engravings in Ferrara in the palazzo of Alfonso II d'Este.
Original antique print
This very old print shows a few signs of age and use.
No margins. Strong paper. 24.5 x 18 cm (9.6 x 7 ")