Born in Codogno December 13, 1861, died in Azzano of Mezzegra (Como) April 12, 1944. After studying landscape painting en plein air in Verona, in 1878 he moved to Milan, where he as a teacher at the Brera Academy, the painter Giuseppe Bertini .. With the painting The choir of St. Victor appears for the first once Exposition of Milan in 1883 and in recent years began to be inspired by the countryside around Codogno. Soon it is stated as a landscape, approaching the research of Lombard naturalism (Bianchi and Carcano, but also Delleani, Gignous and Ciardi) specializing in ?? execution of marine, drawn from life during the summer holidays to Sturla, Noli and Forte dei Marmi, but marked by poetic and evocative atmospheres that perhaps derived from the study of landscape Venetian opera. Take part in the Venice Biennale from 1887 to 1932 (in 1914 with a solo exhibition of works by thirty-two) and is also present in various Triennial of Milan, the Paris Exposition of 1900, in Monaco and in Vienna, where he is awarded a medal 'gold. In 1914 sets up a personal room at the Venice Biennale with thirty works and, in 1916, he dedicated a major exhibition in Milan in the Galleria Pesaro. In 1920 he was awarded the Prince Umberto with our children under 7. Among his best known works, preserved in Italy and abroad ??, include: Fish (1884); Bad business (1885), Back to the sun and Wind (1887) and End serena (1913, Rome, Gallery of Modern Art); Marascari and Above the mountains of Erbesio (1889); Fish and the serene Back (1890); Sea to Sampierdarena (1895); Libeccio threatening; Sad time (1887); Portrait of my wife (1898); Beech forest (1900); Autumn dying; What beautiful and mortars passes and does not last (1906); September in Liguria; The life of the port (1909); Beach alive (1920); Towards sunset (1926); The night is approaching (1929). His paintings are preserved, as well as in private collections, the Gallery of Modern Art in Milan (Visions of Peace, 1907, with whom he gets a gold medal ?? by the Ministry of Education, Poetry, 1892); Museum Revoltella Trieste (Sunset serene, 1895); at the Brooklyn Museum, New York (Shower Spring, 1894); the Gallery of Modern Art in Florence (Twilight in the Park, 1914); the Gallery of Modern Art in Venice (Old plantains, 1914); the Museo Civico di Torino (Symphony in 1892; Last warmth, 1907).


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