Johann Christian Rauschner was active/lived in New York / Germany. Johann Rauschner is known for sculptor-colored wax portrait.
Biography Johann Rauschner
Johann Christof Rauschner was born in Frankfurt, Germany in 1760, the
youngest son of Christian Benjamin Rauschner, who was a "Modelleur,
Stuccateur and Bossirer" in that city. Johann is known to have followed
the same trade as his father.
Apparently, he changed his name to John Christian when he was living in
America. He wandered all up and down the East Coast, for he can
be traced by his waxes. He was in Salem and Beverly in 1809, in
Boston in 1810, but he was also in Plymouth, Hartford, New York,
Philadelphia, as well as other places.
The wax of Rauschner's portraits is colored all the way through, and
only the small parts like the eyes, eyebrows, and slight shadows are
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