(b. ca. 1663, Napoli, d. 1721, Napoli)


Italian painter, active mainly in Naples. He was a follower of Massimo Stanzione and was influenced by Luca Giordano. He painted mostly religious subjects but painted also still-lifes recalling paintings by Pietro Paolo Bonzi and Paolo Porpora.

Around 1700, he was commissioned by bishop Oronzo Filomarino to decorate the cathedral of Gallipoli in the province of Lecce. He completed there a cycle of paintings with the help of his son Carlo.

His works are in various churches of Naples, Loreto, in the cathedral of Bergamo, in San Gaetano in Vicenza and in the cathedral of Sorrento.

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