Born in Arzignano (Vicenza) March 19, 1871, died in Milan February 19, 1945. He began studying drawing in Vicenza, but soon moved to Milan, where he attended the lectures of Francesco Hayez and Giuseppe Bertini Academy of Fine Arts. While still a student, in 1880, he exhibited the painting La Bicocca in the days following the battle of Novara, for which gets the prize Mylius (Milan, Brera Academy). Subsequently participated in the first Triennial of Brera with Praeludium (1891) and the Second with Canova in his study (1894), which earned him the award of the foundation Gavazzi (the painting, bought from the English Sir Kiralphy, was lost in the sinking of the ship that transporting him). He participated in various group exhibitions of the Society for Fine Arts and Permanent Exhibition in Milan and, with two pictures of Costumes of Montenegro, the National Exhibition in Turin in 1898. At the exhibition of watercolor painters Lombard, held at the Palazzo della Permanente in 1936, the Gallery of Modern Art in Milan buys homes in Brusson. He held his first solo exhibition in 1941 at the Galleria Ranzini Milan. The commemorative exhibitions are devoted to Milan, at the Galleria Italian Art (November 1956) and Arzignano (April 1960). Others appreciated his paintings are in the Museum of Milan: Moti revolutionaries of 1898; Barricades to Foppa, taken from a photographic document, and a number of features scenes of life in Milan (The Fair of accordions, Breakfast on the Duomo, etc.), Formerly belonging to the collection of Luigi Beretta. Also notable is his work as a portrait painter: the greater picture gallery Hospital in Milan include portraits of Miani married Cesarina Riva (1908) and Antonio Biffi (1908); in the collection of the Countess Durini Durini Litta; portraits of Joseph Gio¬cosa the comm. Michele Bernocchi and Hedwig Toeplitz and other famous characters are at their respective families. E ?? author also of altarpieces, panels and murals as The Dance of the Hours, in the palace Bernocchi, and Aurora, the Villa Bernocchi in Stresa. Also in Stresa a frescoed hall of the Villa Magni. Arzignano you can see some of his essays religious painting: a San Gaetano in the lunette of the portal of the Oratory of San Gaetano, a St. Jerome in the sacristy dell'arcipretale, and an altar in the chapel of the hospital. He dedicated himself assiduously, from 1896 until his death, which took place in Milan in 1945, to work as an illustrator ??, ?? Illustration for the first Italian, then for the new magazine of the BBC, the weekly La Domenica del Corriere, which earn him a reputation internationally (Beltrame dial, in the span of almost fifty ?? ?? years, 4662 well plates illustrating the main events d ?? Italy and the world).