Student in Rome by Francesco Capalti then went to Mariano Fortuny. From there the link with Goupil, the most well-known merchant of the time he had in his stable masters such as Jean Leon Gerome, Ernest Meissonier and Fortuny himself, and that served the best customers of the time, aristocrats and large businesses.
Goupil archives are in fact remember numerous paintings of the artist: among others, a visit to the Palazzo Farnese, The grooming, The curious, Workshop artist, Getting Ready for the dance, a visit by gondola. The titles denote the preference for gender issues in the wake of Fortuny and Meissonier, conducted with accuracy neofiamminga and vibrant colors, its appeal to the public.
The success of fashionable painter also led him to exhibit at the International Exhibition in Paris in 1878, where he represented with Return from Baptism, well received by critics of the time. And there is constant presence in the major Italian exhibitions: in 1877 at the National Exhibition of Naples sent Bernini, who models his portrait in the statue of David and the temptation to Turin in 1880 he exhibited Michelangelo and Vittoria Colonna in Rome in 1883 while he was present with Alexander VI begs the alliance of the Republic of Venice. Jacovacci works are preserved at the National Gallery of Modern Art in Rome, at the Museum of Capodimonte in Naples and at the Naval Academy of Livorno.