|Born||1921 February 2
|Died||2008 May 18
|Known for||historical and biblical themes|
|Notable work||painting and sculpture|
Cascella was born in Pescara from a family of ceramics artists. In 1938 he moved to Rome where he attended the Accademia di Belle Arti. In 1943 he took part in the Quadriennale di Roma painting exhibition and, in 1948, to the first post-World War II Biennale di Venezia.
Cascella is known for his Carrara marble sculptures and his paintings, which often refer to impressionism and post-impressionism. He created monumental sculptures for locations such as the Auschwitz death camp and Silvio Berlusconi's underground mausoleum in his villa in Arcore.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Pietro Cascella.|
|This article about an Italian sculptor is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|