He originally studied at the School of Arts from which he graduated in 1878. The following year he went to Munich and continued his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts. In 1891, at the onset of mental illness, he withdrew to his village and the following year died at the Dromokaiteio Mental Hospital.

He was mainly involved with portraiture done in the context of the academic technique of the School of Munich and presented his works at the Olympia Exhibition of 1875 and the Artistic Society of Munich in 1882 and 1883.