(1877 - 1959)
Ottilio Pesci was active/lived in Italy, France. Ottilio Pesci is known for figure statue sculpture, teaching.
Biography Ottilio Pesci
Ottilio Pesci 1877-1959
Born in Perugia, Italy
Professor of Oriental Art in Paris 1901-1912
Studio, Asnières-sur-Seine, Asnières, France.
Left Paris in the summer of 1912 went via Brest, Brittany to New York, USA then across the USA by coach to San Francisco, where he took a steamer to Tokyo, Japan.
Commissioned by the Emperor Taisho of Japan (31 August 1879 - 25 December 1926) to create statues of the Emperor and other Military figures.
Ottilio left Japan after the The Great Kanto earthquake, which struck the Kanto plain on the Japanese main island of Honshu on Saturday, September 1, 1923. Varied accounts hold that the duration of the earthquake was between 4 and 10 minutes. This is the deadliest earthquake
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