And in those years where he met with Renato Guttuso who holds a friendship based on common values such as respect and mutual esteem.
Over the years the friendship finds its way through
important acquisitions of works by the master and the contribution to the
realization of the General Catalogue
raisonné of paintings of Renato Guttuso, edited by
In 2000 decides to establish a foundation that bears his name, to study the works of the painter Renato Guttuso. He donates to the foundation many important paintings collected during his life.
Passed away on 24 June 2009.