Portrait of General N.B. Forest, C.S.A., (painting)
Marschall, Nicola b. 1829
Forest, N. B
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 349
"b. St. Wendel, Rhine, Prussia, 1829. Came to America, to New Orleans, 1849, to go into the tobacco business. Became devoted to art and painted portraits with considerable success in the rich cotton regions of Alabama, making his headquarters for a time at Mobile. From 1857 to 1859 was in Europe, where he studied under Hofmaler Bernhard, court painter at Munich, and afterward studied from the works of the old masters in Italy and Paris. Came to Louisville, 1873." [P. 70.]
Illustrated Catalogue of Works of Art in the Art Building of the Southern Exposition at Louisville, Ky. August 16 - October 25, 1884. Prepared by Charles M. Kurtz, Director of the Art Department. Editor of National Academy Notes and the Art Union Magazine. Published for the Art Committee by John P. Morton and Company.