Picture (Washington memorial picture)

  • Title:

    IN MEMORY/ of/ WASHINGTON

  • Category:

    Sculpture

  • Creator (Role):

    Johann Christian Rauschner (Artist)

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:

    1799-1800

  • Materials:

    Wax; Paint; Paper; Gilt; Moss; Shell; Glass; Wood; Gesso

  • Techniques:

    Cast, Gilded

  • Museum Object Number:

    1958.2448 A- C


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1958.2448 A- C

Object Name

Picture (Washington memorial picture)

Title

IN MEMORY/ of/ WASHINGTON

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 probably New York.

Date

1799-1800

Subjects

Animals; George Washington

Materials

Wax; Paint; Paper; Gilt; Moss; Shell; Glass; Wood; Gesso

Techniques

Cast, Gilded

Construction Description

Veils and some drapery possibly wax-impregnated paper.

Dimensions (inches)

26.75 (H) , 22.5 (W) , 3.62 (D) , 22.6 (Image H) , 17.9 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

67.9 (H) , 57.15 (W) , 9.2 (D) , 22.6 (Image H) , 17.9 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H, W, and D of frame (b). H at left. W at bottom. D at bottom left corner. Image H at proper right side of support. Image W at bottom.

Object Description

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