Andrea Riccio at the Frick.

Andrea Riccio at the Frick.

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Nov. 26 2008 12:14 PM

Andrea Riccio's Intricate Universe

A Renaissance master in bronze rediscovered.

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Click here to read a slide-show essay on Renaissance sculptor Andrea Riccio.

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Christopher Benfey is Mellon professor of English at Mount Holyoke. His latest book, A Summer of Hummingbirds, about writers and artists in Gilded Age America, has just been published by the Penguin Press.

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