Giovanni COSTA (1826-1903) ✿

Giovanni Costa, known as Nino (Rome, 1826 - Marina di Pisa, 1903), was an Italian painter, soldier and politician. A leading exponent of 19th-century Roman painting, he contributed to the dissemination of naturalistic ideas even among the members of the Macchiaioli pictorial movement. He is also remembered for having actively participated in Garibaldi's campaigns of 1848-49 and 1859.

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