Born in Egypt, in Cairo, December 16, 1845, from a Tuscan family, died in Florence in 1938. He studied young to Livorno with ?? teacher and writer Dino Provenzal and, in thirty years ??, takes an ongoing study Amedeo all together ?? friend and painter Eugenio Cecconi. He approached the group later Macchiaioli, who attends in ?? environment Livorno and Castiglioncello, where he met, among others, Diego Martelli, Giovanni Boldini and Giuseppe Abbati. In 1871 he traveled to Tunisia along with Cecconi, treasuring this experience turned into chromaticism of his paintings later. In 1887 and is present with Aiselia Before Minuet at Venice. He devoted himself mainly to landscape painting, the subject of the Eastern or the Tuscan countryside, reflecting the lessons of the Macchiaioli, and genre scenes, and the portrait of romantic type and worldly; wrote Luigi Chiranti, about quests ?? latest works: ?? Once this artist preferred themes of hard life of the people, workers, artisans, poor people of every kind; now with more accord with his inclinations and stately gentleman prefers subjects most likely to appear in those rooms where they hang on the walls for art objects d ?? luxury and decorum of the house ??. His works are held in private collections and public Italian, including the Modern Art Gallery of Palazzo Pitti in Florence (A source in Livorno).