He was born in Venice (or possibly Capodistria), the brother of Francesco Trevisani who was born in Capodistria, and who painted mainly in Rome under the patronage of cardinal Ottoboni. Angelo was a pupil of Andrea Celesti. He also painted for the Sanctuary of the Madonna del Pilastrello in Lendinara. He was influenced by Antonio Balestra.
Among his pictures were Expulsion of Moneychangers from the Temple for SS. Cosmo e Damiano, Venice; Dream of S. Theresa for San Pietro in Oliveto, in Brescia; and Madonna for the Gallery in Madrid, others included Putti Musicians, the Guardian Angel and the Self-Portrait.
Bartolomeo Nazari was one of his pupils.
- Rovigo Commune website
- 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. 585.