Born in Milan on February 12, 1865, committed suicide in Milan on December 31, 1906. He studied at the local Brera Academy, where he was a pupil of Giuseppe Bertini and Bartolomeo Giuliano. He was especially a good executor of paintings of female subjects, and an effective portraitist. The general public also appreciated some of his billboards. He made his debut in Milan at the Brera Exhibition in 1891, with the large canvas Consolatrix afflictorum. Then he participated in other exhibitions, especially in Milan. His works are cited: Spring; Efflorescence; Paolo and Virginia; Yes natural; Plowing; Enigma; In pain; Departing train; The death of the poor; Forever; the Portrait of Mrs. Weera Rlondoff; Carnival, exhibited in 1900 at the Lombard Painting Exhibition of the nineteenth century; Female mask and profile, preserved in the Gallery of Modern Art in Milan. In 1906, at the Milan Exposition, on the occasion of the inauguration of the new Valico del Sempione, his paintings Last rays and Brills (pastel) appeared. The Villa had married Felice Cavallotti's eldest daughter, Maria, who died after five years.