He soon moved to Naples , where he studied literature and art at the side of T. Patini , with whom he remained friends . He was a pupil of D. Morelli , F. Palizzi and G. Smargiassi within the Academy of Naples and took a careful realist lesson . It was also attentive to the sharpness of vision of the school of resin , particularly near G. De Nittis.
After this training he returned to his native Abruzzo where he created landscapes characterized by soldio realism. Later he taught at the Institute of Miracles of Naples , until his death , and privately in the best families . In leisure hours he performed various jobs teaching religious subjects : “Our Lady of Pompeii ,” a ” fisherman Andrew “, which is found in the church of the Rosary in Palena , a ” Madonna with the family,” in the church of Lettopalena . Other works worthy of mention : “Rain ” and ” pruning ” , exhibited in Naples in 1871 , ” Daphnis and Chloe ,” espostovi in 1877 , ” One autumn evening in the mountains of Abruzzo ” , presented in Turin in 1880 , ” a spring Morning ” , exhibited in Naples in 1884 , “Winter” , presented to you in the year after , “Spring” , sent the same year in Genoa , ” the vanguard of the flock ,” exhibited in 1890 in Naples.