Born in Pavia April 10, 1850, died in the same city February 20, 1920. Grandson of the painter P. Massacre, is a student of the neoclassical painter Giacomo Trécourt at the Municipal School of Painting of Pavia. Just sixteen, in 1866, he won the linked Cairoli; Later, in 1873 and in 1877, is the winner of the prize, respectively Frank, with the painting The distribution of medicines at Santa Corona, and the competition Arnaboldi, with the arrival of the framework L ?? punt in Pavia. In this first pe¬riodo, during which prefers the portrait, his works suffer from a romance to Trécourt and a modest influence of John Carnovali said Piccio, as evidenced by his Self-Portrait (1881) retained the civic school of Pavia. In this period also the portraits of Ms. Letizia Campari, Count of San Giuliani, Mr. Lanfranchi. After a fruitful stay in Milan, during which he devoted himself mainly to the portrait, the late ?? 80 returns to Pavia and applies to a free circulation of the plein air, with inflections of eco disheveled: Those selected quest last ?? period are landscapes Pavia, is one of the Ticino river is the wooded valley of the campaign, specks towns and genre paintings. Exposes the exhibitions of the Permanente in Milan and Turin, and numerous times in Pavia. Among his works, making it one of the most expressive representatives of the so-called Lombard impressionism ?? ??, remember: The watchmaker; The eve of the festival; The fami¬gliola of the countryside; The recreation of a nun; The vete¬rano; The mercy of Delia; Quiet hours.