He completed his classical studies , he studied natural sciences , but since childhood had trained to know the secrets of painting techniques by carefully observing the work of his father William.
He attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice studying figure with Ettore Tito until 1899 , when he exhibited in Venice with success ” Earth in Flower ” , now in the Museum of Udine Marangoni , and ” Monte Rosa”. But already in 1894 he exhibited in Milan , Castello Sforzesco, sixty studies from nature for which he had a real success.
In 1900 at the Brera Fumagalli won the prize in 1901 a gold medal at the International Monaco of Bavaria , a silver medal in 1904 in San Francisco California and other awards shows to Vienna , Brussels , Barcelona. He held solo exhibitions in Milan, Florence, Naples, Rome, Trieste , Brussels and Liege. His major works : “The Island of Madness” ; ” Shepherdess and the Hay Wain ” , purchased by the King; ” The Tower of Tessera” , in the Gallery Mussolini ; ” flaps homeland” , the Academy of St. Luke , ” the source ” at the Chamber of Commerce , ” the Alps “,” Acrobats “and” white cow “in the National Gallery of Modern Art in Rome ; ” cows trough “in the International Gallery of Venice ; ” the two cows ” in the Luxembourg Museum in Paris, ” white Clouds ” , in the collection of Sir William Ingram in England ; “Symphony marina” , in the collection Rosenthein of Paris ; ” the milkers ” , owned by the comm . Palleran of Buenos Aires , “Horse” , in the Museum of Piacenza Ricci Oddi .
Artist lover of nature , which can be adhered scrupulously , trying to grasp the sfolgorii and most beautiful light reflections , wineskin for forty years he worked continuously producing a large amount of works that are scattered all over the world among the best collectors. At the Venice Biennale of 1912 he exhibited in a special room full forty-five works . At the Exhibition of forty (Venice 1935) , he was set up a ” posthumous ” with 27 works .