“Easy craftsman, tender stormy waters and crowded woods of oaks. Its color suffered from an almost deliberate exaggeration for effect that he wanted to get it. Though succeeding with his manner and his compositions, which immediately hit the ‘eye, to reconcile the attention and esteem of a public submissive, he was not an artist, though many merits, by trade, without character, without their sincere and physiognomy.
Neither had much of which could benefit the his companion Smargiassi had helped, we mean travel, communion with the knowledge of another foreign painters, indeed, many other ways of art. was well known during the first fifty years of the nineteenth century. “(Salvatore di Giacomo).
His brother was Alexander, a landscape painter. It is assumed it was his brother Francis also well good landscape painter who was in a fair imitator of his son Francesco Giant whom he had married a daughter.