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  1. Carl Gangolf Kayser was an Austrian architect at the service of Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico, during the Second Mexican Empire. In the later part of his life he returned to Austria and worked on restoring medieval castles.

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    Carl Gangolf Kayser was enrolled in the sculpture class of the Academy of Fine Arts of Vienna and in that of Munich. So far, we do not know about any formal architectural studies of Kayser. He was an auditor to architecture with Friedrich von Schmidtin Vienna and specialized later on in Mediaeval and Gothic revival architecture. After several trips, he was appointed court architect by Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico in 1866. After arriving in Mexico City, he planned various architectural projects in the Palacio Nacional and the Chapultepec Castle. Drawings of other Mexican projects exist in archives in Mexico City, but nothing was realized. He continued the work of the architects Julius Hofmann and Ramón Rodríguez Arangoity. But he had to abandon most of his plans for Chapultepec after the fall of Maxmilian. The Prefect of the Court officially notified Kayser of his appointment as Court Architect in February 1866, almost two years after the arrival of emperor Maximilian in Mexico. Ka...

    Plans for Chapultepec Castle
    Kreuzenstein Castle
    Kreuzenstein Castle, Austria
    Hardegg Castle, Austria
    Thieme, Ulrich; Felix Becker (1927). Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart. XX. Leipzig: Verlag von A. Seemann. p. 45.
    Ratz, Konrad. Maximilian und Juarez. Band I. Akademische Druck- und Verlagsanstalt. p. 306. ISBN 3-201-01679-9.
    Drewes, Michael (1980). "Projekte Carl Gangolf Kaysers für Kaiser Maximilian von Mexiko". ARX - Burgen und Schlösser in Bayern, Österreich und Südtirol. Wien-St. Michael/Eppan-München: 3–10.
    Vancsa, Eckart (1980). "Zu Carl Gangolf Kayser, ein Wiener Architekt des Späthistorismus". ARX - Burgen und Schlösser in Bayern, Österreich und Südtirol. Wien-St. Michael/Eppan-München: 11–17.
  2. Carl Gangolf Kayser (or Carl Gangolph Kaiser; born 12 February 1837, in Vienna; died 2 September 1895) was an Austrian architect at the service of Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico, during the Second Mexican Empire. In the later part of his life he returned to Austria and worked on restoring medieval castles.

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  5. Kayser Karl Gangolf. In: Austrian Biographical Lexicon 1815–1950 (ÖBL). Volume 3, Publishing House of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna 1965, p. 277 f. (Direct links on p. 277, p. 278). Kayser, Carl Gangolf. In: Hans Vollmer (Hrsg.): General lexicon of fine artists from antiquity to the present. Founded by Ulrich Thieme and Felix Becker.

  6. Carl Gangolf Kayser (or Carl Gangolph Kaiser; born 12 February 1837, in Vienna; died 2 September 1895) was an Austrian architect at the service of Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico, during the Second Mexican Empire. In the later part of his life he returned to Austria and worked on restoring medieval castles.

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