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Name
Biscarra, Cesare

Gender
Male

Birth
November 9, 1866 Turin

Death
March 12, 1943 Turin

Descriptive Note
Cesare Biscarra studied art and sculpture at the "Accademia Albertina". He specialized in bronze sculptures, and in 1891 created a bronze bust of King Victor Emmanuel II. He participated in national and international Art Exhibitions (Turin 1894, 1896; Venice 1905, 1907, 1910). In particular, on the occasion of Turin 1911 he was asked to work on the Pavilion of Festivals and Concerts; there, with the collaboration of the sculptor Guido Bianconi, he designed the massive quadrigas gracing the main facade.

Roles
Artists (Visual Artists), Sculptors

Selected References
A. M. Comanducci. Dizionario illustrato dei pittori, disegnatori e incisori italiani moderni e contemporanei. Third edition. Eds: Luigi Pelandi and Luigi Servolini. Milan: Leonilde Patuzzi, 1962. 203-204.

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