Prairie Churches - Count Berthold von Imhoff Part 1
A German immigrant artist, von Imhoff began in eastern Pennsylvania, then moved to Saskatchewan, his base for work that spread to the Dakotas, Minnesota, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
This segment provides a fascinating closer look at the aristocratic artist who devoted his life to painting the churches of fellow immigrants throughout Saskatchewan and the Dakotas. The biography of the idealistic artist is adorned with images from 18 churches where many of his masterpieces survive intact today.
Bob Dambach (Producer), David Geck (Editor), David Geck, Travis Jensen, Kak Lee, Michael Stromenger, Heidi Nelson (Videographers), Michael Stromenger, Kak Lee (Production Assistants), Barb Gravel (Production Manager), Bob Dambach (Executive Producer)
“Count Berthold von Imhoff, Artist” Prairie Public 2008
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