Lot 188: Alexandre Alaux (French/New Orleans)
December 2, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: Alexandre Alaux (French/New Orleans, 1851-1932), "Mrs. Harrison Gray Otis, née Sally Foster (1770-1838)", watercolor miniature, after steel engraving by John Rodgers, 1868, published in "Women of the American Revolution and Early Republic", The Republican Court or American Society in the Days of Washington, monogrammed lower left, inscription identifying sitter en verso, 3 in. x 2 3/8 in., period frame. Provenance: Gaspar Cusachs, entrepreneur, historian and collector, (1855-1929); The Gaspar Cusachs Collection, loaned to the Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans, LA (c. 1909-2016).