Ivan Constantinovich Aivazovsky (1817 - 1900)

Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky (July 29, 1817 – May 5, 1900) was a Russian painter of Armenian descent, most famous for his seascapes, which constitute more than half of his paintings.

Ivan Konstantinovich was born in the town of Theodosia, Crimea, to a poor Armenian family. His parents’ family name was Aivazian. His father the Armenian merchant Konstantin (Gevork) Aivazian moved to Theodosia from Poland where operated a small store and his mother was employed in the lace and embroidery industry. Borth worked diligently in order to support their five children.

Ivan Constantinovich Aivazovsky Paintings

Bracing the Waves Fishermen on the Shore Fishing Boats In A Harbor Landscape With Windmills Moonlit Seascape With Shipwreck Nocturnal Voyage Panorama of Constantinopole Ship At Sea Storm The Caucasus The Harbor At Odessa On The Black Sea The Rescue