He was a disciple of Tammar Luxoro and at the same time he attended the courses of architecture at the Academy of Resasco Linguistics in Genoa. It belonged to the group of artists rebelled against the academic trends, first in Rome, then in Florence and then in Genoa. He attended in Geneva on Calame and Fontanesi and wavered for some time between the opposing tendencies that the two artists represented, until he returned to Italy (1861) full of enthusiasm for the “innovations fontanesiane”, became convinced follower. He was also friendly relationship with macchiaiuoli, as can be seen from the writings of Signorini. He exhibited at the Promoter of Genoa from 1860 to 1871 and from that time became better or was completed with the work of architect and archaeologist. It has the merit of having restored many monumental buildings in Piedmont and Lombardy, which was the first superintendent. Works: “Avenue of cypresses to St. Francis of Albaro”, in the collection of the Comm. Brocchi Ferdinand of Genoa; “Descent to the beach of San Nazzaro San Francesco d’Albano” “Sketch for the scenic ” Isora of Provence”, “” Under the nuts “,” Rivara “, in the collection of grand’uff. Dr.. Francis Xavier Moved to Genoa; “Man felucca that reads” (watercolor), “Study of costumes Anticoli” “Figure of Monaco”.