Born in Coggiola (Biella) April 10, 1884, died at Andezeno at Chieri (Turin) on September 25, 1945. Where have coincluso classical studies in Turin, attended the Accademia Albertina and further study of the painter Vittorio Knights. Captain of the Alpini, during the Great War was wounded and decorated. His streak of landscape painter, in line with the tradition of the late nineteenth century Piedmontese, leads him to paint in Tripolitania (1912), Somalia (1925-28), Rhodes and the Dodecanese, reporting impressions of extreme quality. In 1941 he retired to Andezeno, where he spends his existence. Prefers landscapes into the mountains foothills, in particular the valleys d ?? Aosta and Gressoney. E ?? also great portraitist: portrayed different characters Savoy, Benito Mussolini and the Duke of Abruzzi. He exhibited regularly at the Promoter, the Circle of Artists and Friends of Art in Turin and sometimes in Milan, Genoa, Casale Monferrato, Novara, Vercelli and Rome received several accolades from audiences and critics. The Museum of Turin is preserved its framework Snow. In large retrospective organized in March 1946 by the Circle of Artists of Turin, where he was vice president, will include some forty of his works among the most significant of the different periods of artistic activity.