Domenico Servodio

Domenico Servodio, painter and decorator of sacred art, was born in 1917 in Arpaia, a small town in the province of Benevento.The passion for painting immediately emerged, he was just over ten years old when he started working with a local decorator, but the country life was too strict, so he moved to Rome, where he began to deal with an eclectic reality. During the Second World War, the artist worked for Germans, who occupied Rome, as portrait painter. In the 1980’s he came back to Sannio region where, with his son Remo, restored a lot of churches in Tocco, Cautano, Cacciano, San Felice a Cancello etc …), statues and decorates many of the most prestigious houses in the province of Benevento, Naples and Caserta. More, his works enriched the altars which, during the Corpus Domini festivities, were set up in the streets of Montesarchio. Domenico died in 1991.