Born in Naples on August 31, 1835, died in the same city on May 15, 1912. After having attended the Academy of Naples for some time, disciple of Giacinto Gigante and Gennaro Ruo, he abandoned it to study the truth. He was in Paris for a few years and was influenced by that School. He was distinguished by the delicacy and sweetness of coloring of his impressions of him from life. An indefatigable artist, he produced a number of genre paintings and landscapes, which appeared frequently at the Exhibitions. To the Promoter "Salvator Rosa" of 1863 he presented his first painting, Campo di grano, which liked and was bought by Vittorio Emanuele II; then the artist exhibited there continuously until 1911: in 1864, Marina; in 1866, Surroundings of Lombardy; in 1869, After bad weather; in 1871, Surroundings of Ischia; in 1873, Bosco di Portici; in 1874: Marina di Ischia; Sunset and Woods; in 1875: After the rain; Surroundings of Bougival; Wood of Portici and Surroundings of Vesuvius, purchased by King Vittorio Emanuele II; in 1894, Effect of Snow; in 1896, Landscape; in 1897, Surroundings of Aversa; in 1904, Landscape and Wood of Death Fointaine; in 1911, After the deception, belonging to the Province of Naples. At the various exhibitions held in Italy and abroad, the following appeared: in 1873, in Vienna, Festa in the vicinity of Naples, awarded; in Paris, in 1876, plane trees in Naples in autumn and The first buds; then, again in Paris, in 1877, La primavera; in 1878; The road to Castellammare; Flood of the Seine; The mowers and surroundings of Montretout; in 1879, the Auvers Valley; in 1884, A corner in the Bruy wood; in 1886, Bosco di Merielle and the Snow Effect; in 1888, again Effetto di neve and Bosco di Venicelle (pastel); and in the same year in London, The banks of the Aisne; again in Paris, in 1889, five works: Rive dell'Oise; Surroundings of Soissons; Winter (pastel); Surroundings of Naples and Snow Effect; in Rome, in 1895-96, Le betulle; in Florence, in 1896-97, Marina; in Turin, at the 1898 Quadriennale, / fieni; at the Venetian Biennials: in 1899: Surroundings of Auvers; Hay harvesting and the Vesuvius countryside; in 1901, Landscape; in 1903, November on the banks of the Oise; in 1905, On the hills and Sky and sea; in 1910, Tramonto a Licola, which was then re-exhibited in Rome, the following year, at the International Exhibition held on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary, and now belongs to the baron Carlo Chiarandà. His works are still cited: Cacciatore; Bay of Naples at sunset; The harvest; Dusk; Fruit picking; The banks of the Seine, kept in the Gallery of Modern Art in Rome; Landscape near Villeneuve.