Born in Portofino on 12 April 1891, died there on 24 December 1931. He was a student at the "Andrea Doria" secondary school in Genoa; then he attended the Naval High School up to the third course and finally the Ligustica Academy of Fine Arts. In 1915, called up for military service, he fought in the Great War as a bomber officer. His debut as a painter dates from 1916, in which year he exhibited an interior study at the Promotrice exhibition in Genoa; a Head Study and the Mattino canvas, purchased by the Municipality of Genoa. In 1922 he sent Quiet Work to the Venice Biennale; in Genoa the following year he exhibited Calma argentea, located in that Gallery of Modern Art, and at the 1926 Venice Biennale he participated with Rosita. In February 1931 he held a personal exhibition in Milan.