Born in Livorno October 5, 1881, died all'Antignano Livorno January 15, 1959. During his training, alongside Lorenzo Cecchi at the School of Arts and Crafts in Livorno, approaches to issues of school landscaping Macchiaioli. Just fifteen years old, in 1896, made his debut with his first paintings, referring to painting stain ?? ??, thanks to the influence of artists such as Llewelyn Lloyd, Giovanni Fattori and Signorini. In 1902 he came into contact with Grubicy Vittore de Dragon, advocate and promoter of divisionism, becoming the student ?? more convinced and reflecting of ?? influence of Segantini, Previati and Pellizza. Since 1905 he moved to Milan and then, by living up to the master's death, which occurred in 1920. In 1906 he exhibited the triptych Sensations bright at the National Exhibition of Fine Arts in Milan; in 1907 has seven landscapes Livorno the famous Parisian exhibition of the Salon des Peintres Divisionistes Italiens, organized by the same Grubicy; two years later it is still in Paris, at the Salon d'Automne with Llewelyn Lloyd and Plinio Nomellini. In 1911 he participated in the Free Art Exhibition in Milan and in 1914 in Rome, the LXXXIII Exhibition Company Amateurs and Connoisseurs of Fine Arts, in preference to the second exhibition of the Secession Roman. During his frequent stays in Milan, next to painting, developed an interest in the design, collaborating with the firm of cabinetry Eugenio Quarti, protagonist of Italian Liberty. In 1920, shortly before his death, Grubicy named him executor and heir of a large number of works, confirming the deep bond between the two artists, testified also from the letters, which became part of the Archives Grubicy. After World War I, he settled again Welcome to Livorno. Since 1922 participates in exhibitions of Leghorn Leghorn Group and Bottega gallery of art, where in 1923 he held his first solo exhibition, which marks the culmination of his artistic and testifies to the mature phase of his painting, characterized by the recovery of divisionism typical of his early years. Two exhibitions in the years ?? 30, are dedicated to his graphic production: Gallery Examination (1933) and Scopinich Gallery (1935). After the war took part in several exhibitions (From the nineteenth to the twentieth century, Florence, Dante's House, 1948), until ?? abandonment of painting, in the years ?? 50, due to progressive blindness. To show his work was deliberately limited, as he himself says in the introduction to the catalog of ?? ?? last retrospective dedicated to him in Livorno (Catalogue of the First exhibition of works by the painter Welcome Welcome, Gallery Cecchini, Livorno, September 1957): ?? I exhibited little because little lover of exposures, and I have never participated in competitions in forty-five years of work, through unprecedented struggles, sufferings and privations of all sorts, all overcome. In many years of work has exhibited twice in Paris, the World of Milan in 1906, at the First Biennial in Rome; I did inol¬tre an exhibition in Florence and two in the big me¬tropoli Lombard. The official awards: a sale to the Royal Academy of Italy House with the Windows walled; Friar fire at the Galleria d'Arte Moderna in Palazzo Pitti in Florence; watered the flock to the City of Milan for the Gallery of Modern Art, Villa Reale ??.


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