Born in Cremona in
1869, he was in that same town for all his life, working at the
curtain of Teatro Ponchielli (1891) and at the decorations in
the Town Hall Palace (1928-29), as well as at the pictures of
the Civic Museum. He worked in Vienna, Berlin, Barcelona, and
Caracas, too .
He arrived in Rome
when he was about thirty, in 1913 taking part to the liberty
atmosphere of Biennali Romane.
He got the task of
making the four big mosaic lunettes in the propylaeum of the
Monument to the King Vittorio Emanuele II, the Altar that has
been just accomplished by Giuseppe Sacconi with the famous botticino
marble . The sketches of the four lunettes, simplified and
symbolic, that represent Peace, Law, Unity and Valour, are in
the Museo Civico in Cremona.
He dies in Florence