Jean Alaux, called Le Romain

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Jean Alaux, called Le Romain
1786-1864
Head of a Persian
Black chalk on paper.
9 1/16 x 8 1/8 inches (230 x 206 mm)
Gift of John M. Thayer.
2004.7
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Signed, "Rome Alaux".
Provenance: 
Christie's, October 26, 1988, lot 283; John M. Thayer, Wilmington, DE.
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Alaux, winner of the Prix de Rome in 1815, was William Bouguereau's master.

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