He was born in Casalmaggiore, Italy. From a young age was inclined to painting. He moved to Cremona at a young age, and was active for many years there. It is not known who was his master there. He painted in the church of the Santissima Annunciata (Chiesa dell'ex Ospedale) in Casalmaggiore. He was aided in his work by his wife and daughter. 
- Lombardia Beni Culturali, San Nicola di Bari and other saints.
- Memorie degli uomini illustri di Casalmaggiore, Volume 9, by Abate Giovanni Romani, (1830) page 597.
- Descrizione dello stato fisico-politico-statistico-storico della Provincia e Diocesi di Cremona, Volume 1, by Angelo Grandi, page 126.
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