He began his art studies at the National Academy of Fine Arts, where he was later appointed member of number.
In 1921 he traveled to Europe and lived in Germany until 1923, the year he moved to Italy, entering the Academy of Brera (Milan) where he remained until 1932. In Italy, he was associated with a group of avant-garde artists. In 1933, he returned to Argentina and received a scholarship from the National Cultural Commission and toured the United States, where he worked as a set designer in Hollywood.
Since 1930 he has presented works in the National Cultural Hall and in various provincial salons, at the 1937 Paris International Exposition, in New York (1941-1943) and, after the recognition achieved, from 1934 his individual exhibitions begin.
The subjects he dealt with are varied: landscapes, portraits, themes related to the theater and the circus, still lifes, etc. He also illustrated books of poetry.