Wax portrait and frame

  • Title:

    Portrait of a man (possibly Isaac Prouty)

  • Category:

    Sculpture

  • Creator (Role):

    Johann Christian Rauschner (Artist)

  • Place of Origin:

    Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Materials:

    Wax; Paint; Glass; Wood; Gesso; Gilt

  • Techniques:

    Cast, Painted, Gilded

  • Museum Object Number:

    1958.2446 A, B


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1958.2446 A, B

Object Name

Wax portrait and frame

Title

Portrait of a man (possibly Isaac Prouty)

Category

Sculpture

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Johann Christian Rauschner (Artist)
1760

Place of Origin

Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Subjects

Portrait

Materials

Wax; Paint; Glass; Wood; Gesso; Gilt

Techniques

Cast, Painted, Gilded

Dimensions (inches)

10.9 (H) , 9.4 (W) , 2.05 (D) , 3.3 (Image H) , 2 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

27.7 (H) , 24 (W) , 5.21 (D) , 3.3 (Image H) , 2 (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

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Bolton, Ethel Stanwood. 1929 American Wax Portraits.
Listed on p. 59.