He was prolific in Bologna. He worked also as a scenic designer. Among his frescoes are the stanzas painted alla boschereccia (forest style) located in the apartment of the Legate, now home to the Collezioni Comunali d'Arte. He collaborated with Giuseppe Jarmorini in painting frescoes in the Courtyard of of the Palace once belonging to Bolognetti on via San Felice and the landscapes in the Allegory of Commerce (1793) painted with the collaboration of Filippo Pedrini in the Palazzo Pallavacini on the same street. He painted scenes in tempera at the Palazzo Bentivoglio di via Belle Arti.
As a scenic designer for Bolognese theaters, he also worked in a sphere that included Antonio Bibiena, Raimondo Compangnini, Vincenzo Mazza, Paolo Dardani, Gaetano Alemani, Vicenzo Conti, and Mauro Braccioli.
- Storia e Memoria di Bologna, short biography by Roberto Martorelli.
- Pitture scolture ed architetture delle chiese luoghi pubblici, palazzi, by Carlo Cesare Malvasia, page 62.
- Osimo Dell'itinerario d'Italia e sue più notabili curiosità, by Count Alessandro Maggiori, page 209.
- Saggi sul ristabilimento dell' antica arte dei Greci e Romani pittori, by Don Vincenzo Requeno page 354.