THE KAISER PROJECT

Our Latest Triumph!

THE KAISER PROJECT

Our year long conservation project
of the 1877 portrait of Kaiser Wilhelm I
by Paul Bülow and the hand carved ornate
frame by imperial wood carvers,
Georg & Otto Alberty, Berlin.

THIS IS A MUST SEE!

The Kaiser got his glory back

The Kaiser got his glory back

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This incredible project can bee seen at

DANK HAUS

GERMAN AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER

4740 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60625

Sat: 11-3 pm and Wed-Fri: 9-5 pm by Appointment. Call 773-561-9181

Hand carved and 22k Gold finish

Hand carved and 22k Gold finish

The royal crown atop the frame

The royal crown atop the frame

The Kaiser has a new room

The Kaiser has a new room

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TEAM KAISER: l to r.John Walsh, Allaina May, Alex Hizo, Scott Sherwood.

TEAM KAISER: l to r.John Walsh, Allaina May, Alex Hizo, Scott Sherwood.

This museum quality piece is the ‘Jewel in the Crown’

of the DANK Haus collection and must be seen in person

to truly appreciate and enjoy this treasure.

It is 6′ x 8′ and has a newly designed room with archival lighting.

THE WORK WAS PERFORMED BY TEAM KAISER:

Allaina May, Team Leader and Room Design/Lighting

John Walsh, Lead Frame Conservator and Master Gilder

Alex Hizo, Frame Ornament Recreation and Assistant Gilder

Scott Sherwood, Art Conservator and Assistant Gilder

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

See our video on You Tube!

It shows the project from beginning to completion.

Highly informative and a reality check as to what it takes to do this kind of project.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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