(1817 - 1893)
Adolphe Yvon was active/lived in France. Adolphe Yvon is known for portrait and figure painting, teaching.
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The following was published in The New York Times, February 26, 2013
Offending Mural Is Uncovered, for Brief Peeks
By JESSE McKINLEY
ALBANY — For the last decade or so, one of New York's most curious and controversial pieces of public art has been hiding, Oz-like, behind a big green curtain.
The work in question is a 19th-century mural titled The Genius of America, a sprawling 30-foot-long fantasy at the State Education Building whose depictions include angels, babies and women in togas; Gen. George Washington and a god of war; and what seems to be a group of colonial zombies rising from the grave.
Amid that symbolic swirl, in the lower right corner, is a striking and some say unsettling image: a sla
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