He attended the Academy of Florence, a pupil of Michele Gordigiani and Muzzioli. He began with arguments drawn from sacred history and paintings with Egyptian as: “Joseph sold to Potiphar,” “predicts that Atirte the first victories of Sesostris,” “Pharaoh judged by the people.” Around 1880, orientatosi towards realism, he began to devote himself almost exclusively to the landscape, and reproduced places and customs of the Tuscan countryside, with great attention to detail, but with spontaneity and feeling.
He exhibited first in Milan, Florence, Monaco, and then, in 1881, at the Paris Salon, earning critical acclaim for the new artistic direction. He earned a bronze medal at the Universal Exhibition of 1900, for his painting “God accompany them,” which now is found with “Winter in Tuscany”, which was awarded a gold medal in Berlin in 1896, the Gallery of Modern Art in Rome . Other works: “Honeymoon”, awarded with gold medal, now in the Museo Civico of Turin, “Waiting,” “Rainy Weather,” “Jealousy,” “The Return from Baptism,” “The washhouse”; “The water-seller, “” The procession of Impruneta, “” Harvest, “” The shepherdess, “” Coming back from the party, “” Tuscan Shepherdess, “” on the mountains “, exhibited in Bologna in 1888, in Paris awarded with medal ‘gold and purchased by the King