Realist Artist

Adolph von Menzel ~ Impressionist / Realist History painter

Adolf von Menzel, in full Adolf Friedrich Erdmann von Menzel ( born December 8, 1815, Breslau, Prussia [now Wrocław, Poland]-died February 9, 1905, Berlin ), German painter and printmaker, best known in his own day as a brilliant historical painter, whose patriotic works satisfied the public's taste, engendered by Prussia's continual expansion throughout the 19th century, for propagandistic art.

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