Born in Livorno on 20 novem¬bre 1874 and died in Florence December 1, 1948. A pupil of Giovanni Fattori at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Florence, which is linked by close friendship, made his debut in 1906 in the competition for illustrations of Dante's Divine comedy called by Fratelli Alinari. In the same year he went to Paris, then London, where he admires the English painting of the eighteenth and early nineteenth century (Reynolds, Lawrence), especially in the genre of the portrait; Finally, he moved for four years in North America, where it has a successful career as a painter. Initially devoted to history painting, specializing later in scenes of everyday life and in the depiction of animals and landscapes. E ?? also skilled decorator fresco (painted the poem Humana gens on the walls and ceiling of the library of the former Villa Magni Rizzoli, Canzo, province of Como). Among his works include: Metamorphosis and Beast, respectively exposed to ?? d ?? International Exhibition of Art in Venice in 1914 and 1920; the great pastel Malnati, that gives him the Prize Principe Umberto all ?? Brera Academy (1918); Arab market, painted in Tunis in 1921 by order of the Minister Galicer; Baruffa (Reggio Emilia, collection ND Trirelli trampoline); Ven¬ditore walking, reprimand and portrait (Bologna, Montanari collection); The birth of the redo, buttero II and the herd, Tamer, the dentist, the sketch Dance sailor, Vulture (Bologna, Badini collection); The market of equines in Cascina and Internal barn with cows (Turin, Innocenti collection); The square of Neptune in Bologna in wartime, Portrait of Mister Dudesvnold, Portrait of cav. Eugenio Tassinari (Naples, Tassinari collection); The head (Milan, collection Gola). His works are in Milan, Pinacoteca Ambrosiana (Dante meets Farinata Dante and Giotto receives); in the collection ?? d art of Banca Intesa Sanpaolo (Portrait of the banker Leopold Jósef Toeplitz, 1925); Montopoli Val d'Arno ??, Civic Museum of Palazzo Guicciardini (pastel girl on a pink background, l ?? oil on canvas Republic Square, on loan for use by ?? ARCI Italy, the service from the clay, on loan d ?? use the collection of C. Salini) and Pieve (Baptism of Christ); Crespina, Villa-Museum Modigliani Pepi (l ?? oil on canvas Portrait of a gentleman; pastels on cardboard Face, Countryside and boy; watercolors on paper Young Montopoli Valdarno and Butteri; pencil on paper figures and pen drawings on paper with Groups of people).