He trained with Angelo Michele Colonna and worked alongside his brother Giuseppe or Gioseffo Maria Rolli (1645-1727), who painted the figures. He painted the ceiling (1695) for the church of San Paolo Maggiore, Bologna. He died from a fall from a scaffold while completing this work. Paolo Guidi and his brother Gioseffo (or Giuseppe) helped complete the work. He helped decorate the oratory of Santa Maria della Neve, Bologna.
- L'Abcedario pittorico, by Pellegrino Antonio Orlandi, page 73.
- Dizinario Degli Architetti, Scultori, Pittori, by Stefano Ticozzi, page 243. n.b. cited as Caccini in text.
- Annali della città di Bologna dalle sua origine al 1796, by Salvatore Muzzi; Bologna, 1846, Volume 8, page 744.