Arbasia, Cesare an eminent Italian painter, was born at Saluzzo, and flourished in the latter part of the 16th century. He studied under Federigo Zuccheri. In 1579 he visited Spain and executed a picture of the Incarnation and some other works in the cathedral at Malaga. In 1583 he executed a fine work in fresco in the cathedral of Cordova, representing the martyrs who suffered in that city. He probably visited Rome in 1588. He died in Spain in 1614.