Born Piacenza, Italy October 29, 1912 and died in Milan, Italy March 26, 1992. He was an Italian painter and sculpture, active in a style mixing cubist and expressionist elements.
He trained as a painter in the Brera Academy under Aldo Carpi. In 1946, he helped found the Fronte Nuovo delle Arti, as association aiming to restore optimism to port-war Italian art. Other members were Renato Birlli, Renato Guttuso, Ennio Morlotti, Leonardo Leoncillo and Alberto Viani