HOME / Art : The big picture. Andrea Riccio's Intricate Universe A Renaissance master in bronze rediscovered. By Christopher Benfey|Posted Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008, at 12:14 PM Tweet Click here to read a slide-show essay on Renaissance sculptor Andrea Riccio. . Advertisement . . Tweet MYSLATE Save this story. Follow all Art articles. Follow the Arts section. Follow stories by Christopher Benfey. MySlate is a new tool that lets you track your favorite parts of Slate. You can follow authors and sections, track comment threads you're interested in, and more. SLATE'S MOST VIRAL “Stink Onions,” “Heart’s Farm,” “Place to Find Gold”: Literal Names of U.S. Places, Mapped Why Don’t Cops Believe Rape Victims? Brain Science Explains. Wu-Tang’s GZA Teaches Kids Science With Least-Lame Classroom Rap Ever 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. Click here to load comments.