Wax portrait and frame

  • Title:

    Portrait of a boy

  • Category:

    Sculpture

  • Creator (Role):

    Johann Christian Rauschner (Artist)

  • Place of Origin:

    New York, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Materials:

    Wax; Paint; Wire; Glass; Wood; Gesso; Gilt; Paper (laid)

  • Techniques:

    Cast, Painted, Gilded

  • Museum Object Number:

    1958.2445 A, B


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1958.2445 A, B

Object Name

Wax portrait and frame

Title

Portrait of a boy

Category

Sculpture

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Johann Christian Rauschner (Artist)
1760

Place of Origin

New York, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Origin of frame possibly England.

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Bottom right; Rauschner

Subjects

Portrait

Materials

Wax; Paint; Wire; Glass; Wood; Gesso; Gilt; Paper (laid)

Techniques

Cast, Painted, Gilded

Dimensions (inches)

9.4 (H) , 7.6 (W) , 1.75 (D) , 7 (Image H) , 5.1 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

23.9 (H) , 19.3 (W) , 4.44 (D) , 7 (Image H) , 5.1 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H, W, and D measurements are of frame (b). H at left. W at bottom. D at bottom left corner. Measurements of (a) by sight, in frame. No conservation file.

Coloring

Hand colored

Object Description

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