Georg Maximilian Rauch
(1924 - 2006)
Georg Maximilian Rauch was active/lived in New York / Austria, Mexico. Georg Rauch is known for harlequin, nude figure and landscape painting, drawing, architecture.
Biography Georg Maximilian Rauch
February 14, 1924- November 2, 2006
Georg Maximilian Rauch was born in Salzburg but spent his early years in Vienna, surrounded by the paintings of Klimt and Schiele. The latter artist would become a strong influence on Georg’s style and paintings.
Though Georg was partly Jewish and his mother was hiding Jews behind false walls in their Vienna apartment, Rauch was nonetheless drafted into Hitler’s army and sent to the Russian trenches. In 1944 he was captured by the Russians in Romania, and force-marched to the Ukraine.
Though he had drawn and painted from childhood, some of his most haunting or humorous drawings are those included in the letters to his mother written from the wa
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