Portrait of Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky

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1817-1900

Armenian-Russian Romanticism Painter

Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky (1817-1900) was a Russian-Armenian painter who is best known for his seascapes and maritime scenes. He was born on July 29, 1817, in the town of Feodosiya, Crimea, which was then part of the Russian Empire. Aivazovsky was of Armenian descent, and his original surname was Aivazian.

Aivazovsky's talent for art was evident from a young age. In 1833, he began studying at the Simferopol Gymnasium, where he was introduced to the world of art. In 1835, he moved to St. Petersburg and enrolled in the Imperial Academy of Arts. There, he studied under the guidance of renowned marine painter Maxim Vorobiev and landscape painter Silvester Shchedrin. Aivazovsky excelled in his studies and received several awards and scholarships.

In 1840, Aivazovsky graduated from the Imperial Academy of Arts with a gold medal and was sent to Europe to continue his education. He visited Italy, France, and the Netherlands, where he studied the works of famous marine painters and further developed his skills.

Upon returning to Russia in 1844, Aivazovsky quickly gained recognition for his seascapes. He was appointed as the official painter of the Russian Navy and was given the opportunity to travel with the fleet, which allowed him to witness and capture various naval scenes.

Aivazovsky's work was characterized by his ability to capture the movement and power of the sea, as well as the play of light on water. Some of his most famous paintings include "The Ninth Wave" (1850), "Among the Waves" (1898), and "The Black Sea" (1881). Throughout his career, Aivazovsky produced over 6,000 paintings, many of which are displayed in museums and galleries around the world.

In addition to his seascapes, Aivazovsky also painted landscapes, cityscapes, and historical scenes. He was a philanthropist and contributed to the development of his hometown, Feodosiya, by founding an art school, a historical museum, and a gallery to display his works.

Aivazovsky continued to paint until his death on May 5, 1900, in Feodosiya. His work has had a lasting impact on the world of marine art, and he is considered one of the greatest marine painters in history. Aivazovsky's paintings have been a source of inspiration for many artists, and his unique style and mastery of light and color continue to captivate audiences today.

337 Aivazovsky Artworks

Chumaks in Little Russia, 1850s by Aivazovsky | Canvas Print

Chumaks in Little Russia 1850s

Giclée Canvas Print
$49.94
SKU: 18505-AYV
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
Original Size:80.5 x 143.3 cm
State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Chapel by the Sea, 1845 by Aivazovsky | Canvas Print

Chapel by the Sea 1845

Giclée Canvas Print
$54.21
SKU: 18504-AYV
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
Original Size:59.5 x 83.5 cm
Public Collection

South Night. Crimea, 1848 by Aivazovsky | Canvas Print

South Night. Crimea 1848

Giclée Canvas Print
$49.94
SKU: 18503-AYV
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
Original Size:123.5 x 191.5 cm
Public Collection

World Creation, 1864 by Aivazovsky | Canvas Print

World Creation 1864

Giclée Canvas Print
$63.02
SKU: 18502-AYV
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
Original Size:195 x 236 cm
State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Trebizond from the Sea, 1856 by Aivazovsky | Canvas Print

Trebizond from the Sea 1856

Giclée Canvas Print
$49.94
SKU: 18501-AYV
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
Original Size:27 x 41 cm
The Saratov State Art Museum A. N. Radishchev, Saratov, Russia

Early Morning by the Sea, 1850s by Aivazovsky | Canvas Print

Early Morning by the Sea 1850s

Giclée Canvas Print
$49.94
SKU: 18500-AYV
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
Original Size:80.8 x 134.2 cm
Public Collection

Pushkin on the Top of Ai-Petri at Sunrise, 1899 by Aivazovsky | Canvas Print
SKU: 18499-AYV
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
Original Size:135 x 250 cm
State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Tide, 1870s by Aivazovsky | Canvas Print

Tide 1870s

Giclée Canvas Print
$58.61
SKU: 18498-AYV
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
Original Size:106 x 81 cm
Public Collection

Peter I at Krasnaya Gorka, 1846 by Aivazovsky | Canvas Print

Peter I at Krasnaya Gorka 1846

Giclée Canvas Print
$50.77
SKU: 18497-AYV
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
Original Size:223 x 335 cm
State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Surf, 1897 by Aivazovsky | Canvas Print

Surf 1897

Giclée Canvas Print
$56.97
SKU: 18496-AYV
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
Original Size:170 x 143 cm
Public Collection

Landscape with Vesuvius, 1896 by Aivazovsky | Canvas Print

Landscape with Vesuvius 1896

Giclée Canvas Print
$51.73
SKU: 18495-AYV
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
Original Size:68.7 x 100.2 cm
Public Collection

Night in Venice, 1847 by Aivazovsky | Canvas Print

Night in Venice 1847

Giclée Canvas Print
$52.43
SKU: 18494-AYV
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
Original Size:82 x 117.5 cm
Public Collection

Ocean, 1896 by Aivazovsky | Canvas Print

Ocean 1896

Giclée Canvas Print
$49.94
SKU: 18493-AYV
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
Original Size:67.5 x 100 cm
Public Collection

Niagara Falls, 1900 by Aivazovsky | Canvas Print

Niagara Falls 1900

Giclée Canvas Print
$49.94
SKU: 18492-AYV
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
Original Size:21 x 34.5 cm
Public Collection

Constantinople at Night, 1886 by Aivazovsky | Canvas Print

Constantinople at Night 1886

Giclée Canvas Print
$49.94
SKU: 18491-AYV
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
Original Size:25 x 37 cm
Public Collection

Bay of Naples on a Moonlit Night, 1842 by Aivazovsky | Canvas Print

Bay of Naples on a Moonlit Night 1842

Giclée Canvas Print
$49.94
SKU: 18490-AYV
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
Original Size:unknown
I. K. Aivazovsky Museum, Feodosia, Ukraine

Embankment of the Eastern City, 1852 by Aivazovsky | Canvas Print

Embankment of the Eastern City 1852

Giclée Canvas Print
$49.94
SKU: 18489-AYV
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
Original Size:94 x 141 cm
Omsk Regional Museum of Fine Arts M. A. Vrubel, Omsk, Russia

Sea Strait with Lighthouse, 1841 by Aivazovsky | Canvas Print

Sea Strait with Lighthouse 1841

Giclée Canvas Print
$59.99
SKU: 18488-AYV
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
Original Size:48.5 x 60 cm
State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Sea View. Waves, 1895 by Aivazovsky | Canvas Print

Sea View. Waves 1895

Giclée Canvas Print
$49.94
SKU: 18487-AYV
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
Original Size:100 x 155 cm
Public Collection

Sea View, 1867 by Aivazovsky | Canvas Print

Sea View 1867

Giclée Canvas Print
$52.15
SKU: 18486-AYV
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
Original Size:61 x 83 cm
Public Collection

Sea Battle, 1855 by Aivazovsky | Canvas Print

Sea Battle 1855

Giclée Canvas Print
$49.94
SKU: 18485-AYV
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
Original Size:35.5 x 45 cm
The Krasnodar Regional Art Museum F. A. Kovalenko, Krasnodar, Russia

The Sea off the Island of Capri, 1876 by Aivazovsky | Canvas Print

The Sea off the Island of Capri 1876

Giclée Canvas Print
$61.23
SKU: 18484-AYV
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
Original Size:46.5 x 57.5 cm
Public Collection

Sea, 1864 by Aivazovsky | Canvas Print

Sea 1864

Giclée Canvas Print
$49.94
SKU: 18483-AYV
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
Original Size:27 x 33 cm
The Ekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts, Ekaterinburg, Russia

Moonlit Night by the Sea, 1852 by Aivazovsky | Canvas Print

Moonlit Night by the Sea 1852

Giclée Canvas Print
$49.94
SKU: 18482-AYV
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
Original Size:121 x 188 cm
State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

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