He was born in Recco near Genoa and studied under Enrico Haffner, and formed a close friendship with Francesco Costa. For twenty years they worked painting landscape elements for other historical painters.
Revello gained his nickname due to his unusual habit of painting moustaches on his works. He is said to have traveled to Tunisia to paint for the Bey. His son Paolo as also a painter (died in 1763).
- Bryan, Michael (1889). Walter Armstrong & Robert Edmund Graves (ed.). Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, Biographical and Critical (Volume II L-Z). York St. #4, Covent Garden, London; Original from Fogg Library, Digitized May 18, 2007: George Bell and Sons. p. 363.CS1 maint: location (link)
- Dizionario geografico-storico-statistico-commerciale degli stati del Re di Sardegna, Volume 7, by Goffredo Casalis, Turin (1840), page 725.
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