10 Works, Today, February 12th. is artist Adolphe Yvon’s day, his story, illustrated with footnotes #043

Adolphe Yvon (French, 1817-1893)
The departure of the chief

Oil on canvas
25¾ x 60 in. (65.4 x 152.2 cm.)
Private collection

Adolphe Yvon (1817–1893) was a French painter known for his paintings of the Napoleonic Wars. Yvon studied under Paul Delaroche, rose to fame during the Second Empire, then finished his career as a teacher…

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Author: zaidangallery

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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