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Adolph Menzel

1815 - 1905

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Adolph Friedrich Erdmann von Menzel (8 December 1815 – 9 February 1905) was a German Realist artist noted for drawings, etchings, and paintings. Along with Caspar David Friedrich, he is considered one of the two most prominent German painters of the 19th century, and was the most successful artist of his era in Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adolph Menzel has received more than 274,979 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Adolph Menzel is the 22nd most popular artist (up from 24th in 2019), the 130th most popular biography from Poland (up from 147th in 2019) and the most popular Polish Artist.

Adolph Menzel is most famous for his paintings of the life of Frederick the Great.

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Among artists, Adolph Menzel ranks 22 out of 78Before him are Käthe Kollwitz, Roy Lichtenstein, Luca Signorelli, Anders Zorn, David Hockney, and Keith Haring. After him are Kurt Schwitters, Josef Albers, Banksy, Émile Gallé, Jeff Koons, and Ulay.

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Among people born in 1815, Adolph Menzel ranks 7Before him are Otto von Bismarck, John Bosco, George Boole, Ada Lovelace, Karl Weierstrass, and Otto of Greece. After him are Thomas Couture, Johann Jakob Bachofen, Louis-Jules Trochu, Julia Margaret Cameron, Ildefons Cerdà, and Ľudovít Štúr. Among people deceased in 1905, Adolph Menzel ranks 9Before him are Muhammad Abduh, Ernst Abbe, Ferdinand von Richthofen, Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia, Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, and Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders. After him are Louise Michel, Carl Wernicke, Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern, Élisée Reclus, Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, and Walther Flemming.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Adolph Menzel ranks 130 out of 1,454Before him are Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860), Arthur Liebehenschel (1901), Solomon Asch (1907), Witold Gombrowicz (1904), Helena Rubinstein (1872), and Witold Lutosławski (1913). After him are Osip Mandelstam (1891), Jarosław Kaczyński (1949), Alfred Tarski (1901), Géza I of Hungary (1040), Duchess Elisabeth of Württemberg (1767), and Władysław Reymont (1867).

Among ARTISTS In Poland

Among artists born in Poland, Adolph Menzel ranks 1After him are Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven (1874).