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IMAGE number
XKH153619
Title
The Proclamation of Wilhelm as Kaiser of the new German Reich, in the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles on 18th January 1871, painted 1885 (oil on canvas) (see also 153620)
Artist
Werner, Anton Alexander von (1843-1915) / German
Description
Kaiserproklamation im Spiegelsaal zu Versailles; L to R: Unteroffizier Stallmacher (standing to attention with sword); on the dais: Kronprinz Friedrich (Crown Prince Frederick) (1831-88); Kaiser Wilhelm I (Emperor William I) (1797-1888); Friedrich I (1826-1907) Grossherzog von Baden (Grand Duke of Baden) (1856-1907) holding aloft his right hand; the three men closest to the dais L to R: Kriegsminister Albrecht von Roon (1803-79) Prussian Minister of War; Otto von Bismarck (1815-98) Fuerst (Prince) von Bismarck (holding a tray); Helmuth Karl Bernhard von Moltke (1800-91) Generalfeld Marshall (Field Marshal) von Moltke (seen in profile)
Location
Schloss Friedrichsruhe, Germany
Medium
huile sur toile
Date
1885 (C19th)
Dimensions
140x142 cms
Credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • allegiance
  • beard
  • emperor
  • empire
  • interior
  • kaiserproklamation
  • monarchy
  • prussian
  • reichsgruendung
  • sabre
  • sideburns
  • soldier
  • soldiers
  • uniform

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