Giovanni Cova (1840-1930), colonel of the cavalry, is the last survivor of the Milanese participants to the expedition of the Thousand. He also fought in the failed Roman campaign of 1862 and had been imprisoned in the Bard Fortress (Aosta).


  • Title: Portrait of Giovanni Cova
  • Creator: Giuseppe Amisani
  • Creator Lifespan: 1879/1941
  • Date Created: 1911
  • Physical Dimensions: h 76 x w 52 cm
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: oil
  • Art Genre: Portrait
  • Support: canvas
  • Inv.: Ritratti 000737

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