Lot 51: Alexandre Alaux (French/New Orleans)
December 2, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: Alexandre Alaux (French/New Orleans, 1851-1932), "Louisiana Governor Jacques P. Villere (1761-1830)", watercolor miniature, signed lower left, handwritten inscription identifying sitter en verso, sight 3 1/4 in. x 2 1/2 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).