Florence attended the Free School of Nude with the guidance of John Costetti. He was part of the group of “Plastic Values.” In Rome he enjoyed the friendship of Armando Spadini. In a first time was influenced spadiniana, subsequently pursued a compositional scheme traditional, with solid construction, neatness and accuracy of sign.
In Milan, the Gallery of Modern Art is preserved “The Tiber dawn”, purchased at The Quadrennial of Rome (1931) and where he won a prize. At The Quadrennial (1935) exhibited seven works and among them significant: “The embroiderer,” “The dress of the bride”, “The Straw Hat”, “Small players.”
At the twenty-first Venice Biennale (1938) exhibited eleven works including: “The Rabbit,” “white portrait”, “Workshop of the antiquarian”, “Bridge on the Tiber”, “small business”. Paris had contacts with some of the most important avant-garde painters. Other works at the Gallery of Modern Art in Milan and Rome.