|Dates||1470 - 1532|
Andrea Briosco, also known by his nickname Riccio (curly head), first trained as a goldsmith with his father, Ambrogio di Cristoforo Briosco. Riccio later shifted his emphasis to bronze sculpting, studying with a student of Donatello. Riccio commonly embellished everyday objects, such as candlesticks, bells, inkwells, and incense burners, with mythological creatures, and also made
Riccio's artistic style was influenced by his time spent in Padua, Italy's university community.