It was formed under the leadership of L. Campini in his hometown. In 1866 he fought with Garibaldi, and then studied at the school of Milan Pagliano, but gradually moved away from its methods. After his studies he went to Monaco of Bavaria to perfect. Ernesto Zimmermann there he was very intimate. He took part as a result of various Italian and foreign exhibitions and performed a large number of portraits. At the Society of Fine Arts in Florence, with his painting “Saltimbanco”, won a gold medal, also in Florence exhibited the “Portrait of King Umberto l”. In his works of the kind found is always brilliant, proper design, the concept of healthy, well-defined characters. Particularly successful paintings in which he portrayed the popular childhood and customs. Main works: “The spies,” “The Ride,” “The first attack,” “Ghosts of Mississippi,” “A serious matter”; “The last resort”, “The fun of his grandfather,” “A wedding in Tyrol “” Nomads “,” The newspaper seller sacred “;” Application for marriage, “” There you have fallen “, the Pinacoteca di Brescia” bless us “,” that old line, “” silent Love, “” The two cousins “” the Return “, the grandson Cav. Magnacavallo contains over 100 works by the artist. Many others are in Germany, England and Russia in private collections.