Werner De Caro was born in 1945 in Augsburg, Germany. His family emigrated to the United States while he was still young. De Caro studied art in San Francisco. In the 1960's, De Caro returned to Europe to further refine his artistic skills. De Caro has received many awards from various exhibitions in the United States. He has been acknowledged for his achievements in creating a very special classic style of realistic still life art reminiscent of the old masters.