Born in Turin on September 30, 1863, died in the same city on July 26, 1928. He studied at home with Gamba and Gastaldi at the Accademia Albertina, where, later, he was a teacher. He exhibited for the first time at the National Exhibition of Turin in the year 1884, the Confidenze painting. He dealt with all kinds of painting: landscapes, genre scenes and portraits, with a natural simplicity that characterizes him. Other works by him are: Sul Po near Turin; Fanfulla; Vegetables; First Waves, purchased by the Society of Fine Arts for the Civic Museum of Turin; Consequences; Yellow leaves; Suicida, a much discussed work, exhibited in Venice in 1887; Sunset on the Po; The mirror in the sun; Mirage; Remnants; Kind critics; A fallen one; In tempestatis securitas, exhibited in Berlin in 1899; Madre, exhibited in Turin in 1890 and on which Bistolfi wrote, in the Promoter's Album of that year, recognizing that Carpanetto had not wanted to concede anything to the probability of success and had sacrificed everything to his ideals, whence the main reason was born artistic work.