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Adolph Friedrich Erdman von Menzel

 (1815 - 1905)
Adolph Friedrich Erdman von Menzel was active/lived in Germany.  Adolph Menzel is known for landscape, figure and portrait painting, drawings, etchings.

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Adolph Friedrich Erdman von Menzel

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Adolph Friedrich Erdmann von Menzel, (December 8, 1815 - February 9, 1905) was a German artist noted for drawings, etchings, and paintings. Along with Caspar David Friedrich, he is considered one of the two most prominent German artists of the 19th century, and was the most successful artist of his era in Germany.  His popularity in his native country, owing especially to politically propagandistic works, was such that few of his major paintings left Germany, as many were quickly acquired by museums in Berlin.

 Menzel's graphic works and drawings were more widely disseminated; these, along with informal paintings not initially intended for display, have largely accounted for his posthumous reputation.

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About  Adolph Friedrich Erdman von Menzel

Born:  1815 - Breslau, Germany
Died:   1905 - Berlin, Germany
Known for:  landscape, figure and portrait painting, drawings, etchings