Arnaldo Ferraguti (1862-1925) was an Italian painter and illustratory belonging to the verismo current, famous during his lifetime also for the numerous engravings with which he illustrated the books of the publisher Treves. He was born in Ferrara but trained at the Accademia di Belle Arti of Naples, then under the leadership of Domenico Morelli. He befriended the painter Francesco Paolo Michetti and his circle at Francavilla al Mare.
In 1891, he married Olga Treves, granddaughter of the editors Emilio and Giuseppe Treves. He erected a villa in Pallanza where he taught painting, and attended salons in the nearby Villa Cordelia of Giuseppe Treves. He died in Forlì in 1925.

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