Trained under the guidance of G.Smargiassi already in Naples in 1853 he moved to Rome where it replaced the historic landscape design derived from the influence of D.Morelli with the views of the Roman countryside lonely. Precisely this line gave him an international success both audiences and critics. His painting reveals the imprint in the lively Neapolitan color tone, the lesson barbizonniers in the softness of touch while feature is the ability to create spectacular scenes of great beauty. His studio was furnished with great wealth and had next to rare and ancient his works always accompanied by frames of exceptional workmanship. In his maturity lies a trip to Egypt from which came a topic of particular interest Orientalist. Among his oepre remember: Veduta della paludi pontine, Spiaggia romana, Veduta dell’isola di Capri, Castel Sant’Angelo e il Vaticano, Minaccia di temporale, Pineta in maremma, Caccia in palude, Il Cairo, Interno di bosco, Grotte di Nettuno, Veduta del lago di Nemi.