In Foundling of his city learned the trade of a carpenter, then, was able to join the Academy of Milan, a disciple of Bertini. Awarded for the competition board Brozzoni, was perfected in Rome. He painted genre paintings and historical subject, but in greater abundance and with greater skill religious paintings, in which he tried to draw inspiration from our great fourteenth century.
Main Works: frescoes in the chapel of St. Joseph of the Basilica of Loreto, considered his best work, frescoes in Santa Maria delle Grazie in Brescia; tempera representatives “Four Angels” in the chapel of the Sacrament in St. John the Evangelist, a series of watercolors, the heads of ‘”Sorrows” and “Magdalene” “Christ on the Cross”, now in the National Gallery of Rome, “a conspiracy”, winner of gold medal in 1868 in Florence, “St. Francis of Assisi”, awarded with gold medal at Rome in 1875, “Stopping Luisa Sanfelice”, winner of gold medal in 1878, “Vanghen Var” and “the love of the angels”, exposed in Turin in 1884, “Castle in the air “and” Two figurines “, exhibited in Venice in 1887,” Portrait of Mrs. Schieroni Sangiorgi, “” Soldier of fortune “, in the Civic Museum of Turin,” Tickling the morning, “” unexpected Visit “;” Idyllic Pompeian “, “Cardinal” and twenty-nine studies for frescoes, painted in Buenos Aires are situated in the Gallery Tosio in Brescia. The Municipality of Brescia left the almost entire collection of his drawings and cartoons.