Category Archives: Ivan Aivazovsky

self-portrait-1874_aivazovskyIvan Aivazovsky (1817-1900)

Aivazovsky is most famous for his coastal scenes and seascapes. One of his most famous paintings is the “The ninth wave” in which some shipwreck survivors clench to the broken mast. He had a productive life and painted over 6000 paintings.

Some of the most beautiful are reproduced in this bestseller :

Light, Water and Sky: The Paintings of Ivan Aivazovsky