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Outstanding Sea Paintings by Ivan Aivazovsky
Thursday, 12 March 2009

Ivan Aivazovsky is the most interesting phenomenon of 19th century art. He gained international fame at the age of 25, was elected a member to five European Academies and was awarded the medal of the French Legion of Honor. Delacroix referred to him in reverence and Turner called him a genius.

Aivazovsky's name is intricately bound with the sea. "Perhaps no one in Europe has painted the extraordinary beauty of the sea with so much feeling and expressiveness as Aivazovsky has", writes V. Adasov.

In his best seascapes (and in a legacy of about 6000, there are some works which condescend to his artistic ability and others which merit singular artistic attention) he has
revealed his inner self through the spirit of the times, his ideals of humanism, and the love of freedom. The Artist lived by those ideals; the love that he had towards the oppressed, the help he offered and the work that he did for the public good make him an exceptional individual and a true son of his times.










































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Saeeda - no words to say     | | 2010-11-23 12:05:12
these are really beatiful pics
i dont have any words to say
Superb, Fantastic.....

pushpa latha - fabulous paintings     | | 2010-11-29 11:19:40
wonderful paintings... fantastic, fabulous, amazing paintings...
i love it...
Dave Glass - Ivan Aivazovsky paints some     | | 2011-07-28 12:32:31
Ivan Aivazovsky paints some of the most incredible-looking sea paintings I have ever seen. It
John Christmas - Nonetheless, his portrayal     | | 2011-08-11 12:34:48
Richard Oak - I regret not knowing about     | | 2012-02-06 04:01:56
I regret not knowing about the works by Ivan Aivazovsky sooner. These are some of the best paintings of the sea I have ever seen. I really wish to frame them up and place them in my house to complement the furniture that I own.
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