He was a pupil of the painter and decorator Polidoro da Caravaggio, and influenced by Andrea da Salerno He painted at Sant' Agostino at Aversa. Among his pupils were the painter Pietro Negroni and Giovanni Filippo Crescione. He is also known as Marco Calabrese, because he was born in Calabria.
- Bryan, Michael (1886). Robert Edmund Graves (ed.). Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, Biographical and Critical (Volume I: A-K). York St. #4, Covent Garden, London; Original from Fogg Library, Digitized May 18, 2007: George Bell and Sons. p. 231.