The painter was active in Rome in his atelier in Via Margutta. He was a specialist in genre works in watercolor and particlare with Orientalist themes. Clearly, his target was the foreign customer and not by chance we find him on display in London in 1909 with subjects inspired by the Turkish life.
And ‘likely that these works were carried out, as was the custom at the time, on the basis of photographic evidence and therefore was not necessary any stay in the East. They are known also works in eighteenth century costume.