Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Mario Bernasconi

 (1899 - 1963)
Mario Bernasconi was active/lived in Italy, Germany.  Mario Bernasconi is known for portrait and figure sculpture, statues.

Biography   Mario Bernasconi


Mario Bernasconi was born in 1899 in Lugano-Pazzallo, in a house facing the Museum. He was the son of Luigi Bernasconi (electrician) and Caterina Dozio (seamstress). He grew up with his sister Maria (Nini), who was two years younger.

He was attracted to what he called "la mia montagna" (my mountain) - San Salvatore. On the mountain, he discovered clay and received his first inspirations. During his childhood, beside the school there was the country life. He brought home lizards, snakes, insects of every kind, which he studied and observed attentively.

1914 - Once the obligatory schools terminated and having to learn a trade, Mario worked in a pharmacy in Lugano. In the evening he posed as a model in the studio of the sculptor   ...  Displaying 750 of 17558 characters.

    >   Continue reading about Mario Bernasconi


Discover art and art prices ...
•  Auction records and images
•  Record prices, graphs, stats
•  Artist signature examples
•  More about subscribing

Example(s) of this artist's work:
Sauglingskopf
Art images copyright© of artist or assignee

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Mario Bernasconi

Consider a subscription!  More info



15