Ulysses Ricci

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Ulysses Ricci (1888 – 1960) was an American sculptor known primarily for his architectural sculpture. Born in New York City, Ricci was an apprentice at the Perth Amboy Terra Cotta Works in New Jersey from 1902 to 1906.

Ricci's signature from Corrado Parducci's apprenticeship papers

He studied at Cooper Union Institute and at the Art Students League with James Earle Fraser and George Bridgman. He opened his own studio in 1914 and was a partner in the firm Ricci & Zari from 1917 to 1941.

Architectural Sculpture[edit]

Bank, Detroit, Michigan
Bank of Lansing in Lansing, Michigan.

Bank of Lansing[edit]


  • Outdoor Sculpture in Lansing, Fay Hendry, Photography by Balthazar Korab, iota press, Okamos, Michigan 1980 ISBN 0-936412-01-1
  • Architectural Sculpture of America, Einar Einarsson Kvaran, unpublished manuscript