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Enea Vico

1523 Parma – 1567 Ferrara

Enea Vico, an engraver and numismatist from Parma, was trained at the studio of the Roman engraver and publisher, Tommaso Barlacchi, for whom he worked in 1541/42. Vico was greatly influenced by Agostino Veneziano and subsequently worked for the prominent Roman publishers, Antonio Salamanca and Antonio Lafreri. Later on he went to Florence to take up an appointment at the court of Cosimo I, was active in Venice and in 1563 entered the service of Alfonso II, Duke of Ferrara.