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ID: 500018924
 
Record Type: Person
Menzel, Adolph (German painter, engraver, and illustrator, 1815-1905)

Note: One of the most prominent German painters in the Realism movement. Became successful in Berlin in the second half of the 19th century. Noted for numerous paintings and illustrations relating to events in Prussia's recent history; he was a chronicler of the life of Frederick the Great (reigned 1740-1786). Known for portraits, industrial scenes, intimate studies of interiors, and local religious events. German painter.

Names:
Menzel, Adolph (preferred,V,index,LC)
Adolph Menzel (V,display)
Menzel, Adolf von (V)
Mentsel, Adolf (V)
Menzel, Adolf (V)
Menzel, Adolf Friedrich Erdmann (V)
Menzel, Adolph Friedrich Erdmann von (V)
Adolph Friedrich Erdmann von Menzel (V)
Adolf Friedrich Erdmann Menzel (V)
Ment︠s︡elʹ, Adolʹf (U)
Men-tsʻai-erh, A-tao-erh-fu (U)
Menzel, Adolphe (U)

Nationalities:
German (preferred)
Polish

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
still life artist
genre artist
printmaker
engraver (printmaker)
draftsman
illustrator
teacher
graphic artist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Breslau (Dolnośla̜skie voivodship, Poland) (inhabited place)
Died:  Berlin (Berlin state, Germany) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
teacher of ....  Arnold, Carl Johann  
..................  (German painter and printmaker, 1829-after 1858) [500076048]
teacher of ....  Werner, Fritz  
..................  (German painter and engraver, 1827-1908) [500042158]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Menzel, Adolph (I)

Biographies:
(German painter, engraver, and illustrator, 1815-1905) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, 1815-1905) ..... [GRL]
(German painter, 1815-1905) ..... [AVERY]
(German artist, 1815-1905) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(German painter, 1815-1905) ..... [Grove Art]
(German painter, 1815-1905) ..... [PROV]
(German painter, printmaker, 1815-1905) ..... [BHA]
(German, 1815-1905) ..... [JPGM]
(German artist, 1815-1905) ..... [WCP]
(German, 1815-1905) ..... [GRLPSC]

Sources and Contributors:
Adolf Friedrich Erdmann Menzel ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
............................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Adolph Friedrich Erdmann von Menzel ........ [PROV]
....................................................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Adolph Menzel ........ [VP]
............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Men-tsʻai-erh, A-tao-erh-fu ........ [GRL]
........................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50059021
Mentsel, Adolf ........ [VP]
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Ment︠s︡elʹ, Adolʹf ........ [GRL]
......................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50059021
Menzel, Adolf ........ [GRLPSC Preferred, VP]
............................  J. Paul Getty Museum, European Drawings (1988)
Menzel, Adolf Friedrich Erdmann ........ [WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..............................................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
..............................................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Menzel, Adolf von ........ [GRL, JPGM Preferred, VP]
..................................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50059021
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Menzel, Adolph ........ [AVERY Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, PROV, VP Preferred]
..............................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon. Internationale Künstlerdatenbank (1993-2006) accessed 4 October 2007
..............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..............................  Gaehtgens, Menzel and French Painting, Adolph Menzel (1996)
..............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
..............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50059021
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 50059021, accessed 18 June 2006
Menzel, Adolphe ........ [GRL]
................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50059021
Menzel, Adolph Friedrich Erdmann von ........ [BHA Preferred, GRL, Grove Art, PROV Preferred]
......................................................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
......................................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
......................................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50059021

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, JPGM, PROV, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon. Internationale Künstlerdatenbank (1993-2006) accessed 4 October 2007
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Gaehtgens, Menzel and French Painting, Adolph Menzel (1996)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 15 October 2002
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum, European Drawings (1988)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 50059021, accessed 18 June 2006
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 11 December 2006
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
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