Person record: SCHENAU, J.  (1737-1806)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameJohann Eleazar SCHENAU
Relevance of this personartist and illustrator whose work represented the magic lantern 
Main period of activityN/A

His name at birth was Johann Eleazar Zeissig; he adopted the name Schenau at an unknown date.

7 November 1737born atGroßschönau, Sachsen, Germany
23 August 180668died atDresden, Sachsen, Germany
Texts linked to this personIllustrations (1)

J. Schenau, Magic lantern engraving in NMLJ 5.3 (April 1988)

Lucerna ID no. 6003537Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016