By Charles Woolley
Throughout the interval 1890-1910 the German military of Kaiser Wilhelm II used to be ablaze in colour, fairly the Garde and Cavalry regiments. during this terrific new quantity the writer brings to the coed of uniforms, in addition to the artwork and armed forces historian, the genuine glory of this short, yet such a lot colourful time. Carl Becker was once a skillful and proficient artist of the overdue nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, whose remedy of German uniforms, the army pomp and rite, in addition to the work-a-day actions of the Kaiser's military, are either realistically and artistically one of the best possible. The 104 by no means sooner than released uniform plates are a treasure trove of colour, motion, and rarity that have in basic terms been seen by way of a opt for few earlier than this book. the extra illustrations from books and the postcard paintings reproduced right here good demonstrate the scope and intensity of Becker's paintings. Technically right, and artistically rendered almost about Kaiser Wilhelm II's flamboyant military of 1890-1910, this booklet might be a great addition to the library of the collector, the coed of army gown, modelers and the appreciator of good completed army paintings.
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