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Oil on canvas portrait, unsigned but possibly by Nicola Marschall (Alabama/Kentucky, 1829-1917), of Joseph Carlos Rich, born 1859 to Sterling Brown Rich of Wilson county, Tennessee, and his wife, Anna Elizabeth Daniel. Rich began a law practice in Mobile, Alabama in March, 1881, was a member of the city council in 1882 and was elected mayor of Mobile from 1888 to 1894. He was a democratic candidate for governor in 1894, was elected to the legislature in 1902, also served as chairman of the judiciary committee of the house of representatives. Original carved giltwood and composition frame. 32" x 27" sight, 40-1/2" x 35-1/2" framed. Condition: Blacklighting reveals minimal inpainting to suit area and background. Blacklighting also shows evidence of varnish streaks or liquid residue streaks on facial area but does not indicate inpainting or repair. Few tiny areas of flaking in