Leonida Beltrame was born in Adria (Rovigo) in 1904. He lived most of his life in Venice, where he produced the most significant works. His career began in 1930. His art studies began under the guidance of the Accademia dei Borgognoni masters of Pavia, and paternal uncle Alberto Beltrame in Sanremo; he studied the "Nude" for six years at the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice.

He has held numerous solo exhibitions. He was been a member of merit of Italian and foreign Academies. It was designated in national art commissions for public works. The main Italian Television Broadcast has dedicated a number of interviews and comments. He was awarded the Commandery of the Sovereign Hospitaller Order of St. George in Carinthia Office of Science in Rome. He received the award of Knight of Merit of the Italian Republic and the Commandery of the Sovereign Order of Saint John of Jerusalem Knights of Malta.

He died at his home of St. Helena in Venice in 1994.

In 2019 an artist coefficient of 5 was assigned.