He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Naples, a pupil of Morelli. He started his career in that city in 1859. He left many paintings with historical, romantic and patriotic: “The Prince of Salerno taken prisoner”, exhibited in Turin in 1863 and donated by the Ministry of Education in the City Museum; “Lorenzino de ‘Medici, who meditates on the death of Duke Alessandro” , which in the same year he represented at the Exhibition in the National Palace of Brera; “the Neapolitans tear the edict of the Inquisition at the gates of the archbishopric in 1547, during the rule, a Spaniard,” exhibited in Milan in 1867 and in Berlin in 1868; “sad now, “” The sister of Charity, “” Sweet memories “;” St. Paul who lands the island of Malta, “” They’re brothers, open up! “” Christ in the Garden “, which won the Academy of Naples; “Sforza ripping the flag to a soldier Aragonese,” real, “The boys play at the villa Borghese in Rome”, kept in the palace of the Provincial Council of Naples, “Oh, how many people!” real, “by James Thiene plant the banner of St. Mark on a tower of Vicenza “, located in Capodimonte,” the Angevin forcing the postern of St. Germain, “” at the balustrade of the Villa Borghese, “” the Count of Rupacamino attacked the monastery of Monte Cassino “; “Scene of the family” and “Love and doubt”, exposed respectively in the Brera Palace in Milan in 1873 and 1874. In 1891 he went to London to paint frescoes and paintings, called by Lord Wifhesbaden, her admirer, but for the harshness of the climate contracted a fatal illness that forced him to return to his country.