He was born in Tortona on 1 January 1883. He attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Milan and studying Giuseppe Policy Volpedo who initiated him to painting divisionistica. Before World War participated in the National Brera with Robbery; The son; Wildflowers; Alpine sunset. Vittore Crubicy had him participate in exhibitions of pointillist Italians in Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam. After the war a long illness kept him away from exhibitions, limiting its activities to the reproduction eli countryside landscapes Tortona and the Pre-Alps of Val Langone.