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Q.276

The artist Albert Bierstadt was born in Germany and later moved to the US. He became famous for his landscapes. His painting "Emerald Sea" (also known as "The Shore of the Turquoise Sea") which shows a giant wave about to crash down on the shore and nearby ships is the subject of this question.

This painting is seen on a mural on the wall of a floor in a company building; this was the secretive location of a new project by that company. "Emerald Sea" also became the code-name for that project, referring to its critical "sail or drown" nature.

What project?

Image: AlbertBierstadt.org

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