Théo Caneschi was born in Vinci, Tuscany. He took courses from the International School of Comics from 1994. He became a member of the Florence studio Inklink in 1998, where he worked alongside artists like Luigi Critone. Caneschi made numerous illustrations and historical reconstructions for Italian and European museums. In 2000 he was asked by the publishing house Delcourt to do the artwork of the historical comic series 'Le Trône d'Argile', that is written by Nicholas Jarry and France Richemond. In 2009 he teamed up with Alejandro Jodorowsky to make a comic about pope Jules II, called 'Le Pape Terrible'.