MENZEL, Adolph von
(b. 1815, Breslau, d. 1905, Berlin)
The Berlin-Potsdam Railway1847
Oil on canvas, 43 x 52 cm
The Berlin-Potsdam Railway is Menzel's most unorthodox scene. In this the Prussian capital is visible at the upper right. Such subjects were far better known in England, including Turner's Rain, Steam and Speed.