B.1726, d. ca 1799, Padua
A distinguished maker with a refined and well-proportioned Amatese model. His informants are not known, but many Tyrolean luthiers were active in Padua in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. Presumed to be the teacher of Giovanni Danieli. Wrote a paper on the geometry of the violin, dated 1782, which together with the wider discourse of the Bolognese maker Giovanni Antonio Marchi published in 1786, are the earliest texts on the subject.