Ivan Aivazovsky

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Style: Romanticism

Place: Feodosiya

Born: 1817

Death: 1900

Nationality: Ukraine


Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky July 29, 1817 - May 5, 1900) was a painter of Armenian descent living and working Crimea, most famous for his seascapes, which constitute more than half of his paintings. Life Aivazovsky was born in the town of Feodosiya, Crimea (Russian Empire) to a poor Armenian family. His parents family name was Aivazian. Some of...