Oil on canvas landscape depicting a young girl in Rococo style dress in a forest setting, signed lower right Nicola Marschall and dated 18–. Antique, possibly original lemon-gilt molded frame. 24" x 20" sight, 28-1/2" x 24-1/2" framed. Nicola Marschall (German-American, 1829-1917), is best known for his portraits and his design of the Confederate Flag which became known as the "Stars and Bars." A German immigrant, he came to Mobile, Alabama in 1849 to live with a relative, and joined the staff of the Marion Female Seminary, where he taught art as well as music and language to young ladies. He moved to Louisville, Kentucky in 1873 where he remained until his death in 1917. Condition: Relined with a couple of small repairs visible from back.
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