Disciple of Henry Flower, in turn appreciated pupil of Domenico Morelli. In his early twenties he was called to Rome by Edward Scarfoglio and Matilde Serao, who entrusted him with the care of the illustrated section of the “Giornale di Roma.” He worked as a result of “Captain smashes in” Don Quixote, “and finally the” Tribune. ” He made his debut as a painter at the age of thirty, with a portrait from life of the “journalist Arnaldo Vassallo (Gandolin)”, at the National Exhibition ordered in 1895 in Rome.
This work, much discussed, was awarded together with portraits of Mancini and Joseph Ferrari. Late but staunch advocate of pointillism, had to endure the harshness of many hostilities against this painting technique. All of his works have a sense of brightness, as if he felt the need to transfuse the light and air, as in the work “Portrait of Mrs. opium”, exhibited at the Venice Biennale second, and it is an evolution that in him should all is moving towards a new color force, a force that manifests itself in various works: “Out of Porta San Giovanni,” “female figure,” “Cows grazing,” “at the cafe concert”, “fats and low-fat” and “The return from the feast of the” Divine Love “,” both at the Galleria d’Arte Moderna in Rome; “the lost”, and in the numerous paintings of flowers, such as “winter Roses”, also at the Gallery of Modern Art Rome.