Sicard was born in Tours and studied under Félix Joseph Barrias (1822-1907). He presented at the French Salons, gaining an honorable mention in 1887, a second-class medal in 1894, a first-class medal in 1897, and gold medal at l'Exposition Universelle of 1900. Notable works include La convention Nationale
in the Panthéon, Paris, and Le Bon Samaritain
(1896), in the jardin des Tuileries, Paris. The prime version of the present model is in the musée d'Orsay (inv. no. RF 3308, LUX 204).
E. Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, Gründ, 1999, vol.12, p. 770