Luigi Corbellini was born in Italy in 1901. He was a painter of genre scenes, landscapes, cityscapes and portraits. He was also a sculptor.
He began art lessons at a young age. In 1923, he moved to Paris to paint. He found success quickly as a popular portraitist. He was widely exhibited in Parisian galleries through the 1950s.
Corbellini spent the last two decades of his life traveling the world and exhibiting his art, including in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Hong Kong, Tahiti and Japan. Corbellini is represented in the National Modern Art Museum, the Modern Art Museum of Paris, the Museum of Grenoble, the Modern Art Museum of Ricci Oddi in Italy and the Petit Palais in Geneva.