MENZEL, Adolph von
(b. 1815, Breslau, d. 1905, Berlin)

The French Window

Oil on canvas, 58 x 47 cm
Nationalgalerie, Berlin

This painting together with the Palace Garden of Prince Albert, are among the most freely observed of mid-nineteenth-century images. It was painted in Menzel's apartment on the Schöneberger Strasse in Berlin.