… and the beginning of the artistic journey
The family realised that it was no longer time to keep him in the vineyard and, at the age of 13, took him to a relative who lived in Sesto San Giovanni (in the province of Milan) to start art and drawing schools.
He immediately stood out for his innate abilities and his keen eye for capturing an image, thus transferring its characteristics onto the paper.
The beginning of his career was interrupted by the First World War, which saw him at the front at the age of only 16.
Fortunately, he was able to resume his studies at the age of 18.