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    Miniature Portraits of Identified Louisiana Women.
    An impressive group of three well-executed framed oil miniatures, with the earliest example ( a lady with pompadour-style hair) is identified as "Mrs. R. Izard neé Alice de Lancey (c. 1745 -1832)," attributed to Alexander Alaux ( French, New Orleans, 1851 - 1932) and monogramed in the lower left, with pencil inscription identifying the sitter on verso in a period frame. The rectangular portrait also attributed to Alaux is identified as "Mrs. Chauncey Goodrich neé Mary Ann Wolcott (b. 1765)." The most recent portrait lacks identification. The first two are signed with the artist's cypher or monogram. The velvet covered frame shows wear, but the images are exquisite.

    Provenance: The Gaspar Cusachs Collection, Louisiana State Museum, 1911-2016.


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