Forced to interrupt his studies of music and literature at the Seminary of Arezzo, for the death of his father, protected by a lady from Siena before and then by the Grand Duke, was able to attend the Academy of Fine Arts in Siena, a student of Luigi Mussini, and to improve Rome. More than two hundred paintings mainly of historical subject out of his inexhaustible imagination, without a sign of hesitation and all “with that freshness, with the splendor of light, the grace of lines and contours, which gave his paintings a charm so powerful “(from the booklet Att. Coccoluto Peter Ferrigni). Among his major works: “The Battle of Legnano,” his first work done without models, without advice, with the only competition of skill and imagination, awarded to the first regional competition organized by the provisional government of Tuscany in Florence in 1863, and in the Galleria d’Arte Moderna in Palazzo Pitti, “The Death of Machiavelli,” for which he won the Biringucci retirement Study, “Provenzano Salvi asking the charity on the square in Siena to redeem the prisoner friend”, currently preserved in the Palace hall of Siena “Lorenzo de ‘Medici” in the Gallery of Siena Saracens “Oath of Pontida,” “Battle of San Martino,” “Battle of Palestro,” in the Town Hall of Siena “Founders of Pious Works in Florence,” in Museo di Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence, “Portrait of the Painter Betti” and “Offering to Venus,” in the Pitti Gallery in Florence; “Portrait of Louise Dupré and Josephine” and “Joseph Cassioli”, and “Self-Portrait” in the Uffizi Gallery of Florence, “Boccaccio,” “Next the duel,” “the first born,” “Phryne,” “Arduino Sforza.” His artistic life is a long odyssey. He was a good teacher and his school came renowned painters.