Frick is the Exclusive Venue for First Monographic Riccio Exhibition — Andrea Riccio: Renaissance Master of Bronze, October 15, 2008, through January 18, 2009

closeup of bronze statuette of man sitting on horseback with ornate helmet

This autumn, The Frick Collection presents the first monographic exhibition dedicated to Andrea Riccio (1470–1532), one of the greatest—and least-known—bronze masters of the Renaissance. Though the artist was celebrated in the sixteenth century as a “sovereign master of bronze” and is acknowledged today as one of the most sublimely creative sculptors of the Italian Renaissance, Riccio’s achievement is still not widely recognized or generally understood. His oeuvre remains the province of specialists, and the majority of his works are scattered across museum collections, where they are viewed in isolation.

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