The Mesmerizing Translucent Waves Of Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky

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Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky loved painting the sea. And nobody has captured the beauty and shimmering essence of the tempestuous waves like this great painter. If one didn’t know any better, one might even think that these waves are the real thing.

Growing up in a port town called Feodosia, the great waters were a constant companion of Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky. His real knack lies in capturing every little detail of the waves. Light and translucent, the Russian Armenian painter has the impeccable ability to recreate the expressive quality of the ocean.

Here is a collection of some of his greatest paintings. Sit back and enjoy the mesmerizing translucent waves of Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky.

1. 1868 Storm

1868 Storm


2. A. Pushkin in the Crimea at Gurzuf rocks

A. Pushkin in the Crimea at Gurzuf rocks


3. Ayu-Dag on a foggy day in 1853

Ayu-Dag on a foggy day in 1853


4. Beach Naples. Kind of Vesuvius.

Beach Naples. Kind of Vesuvius


5. Bosphorus by Moonlight

Bosphorus by Moonlight


6. Brig Mercury after the victory over two Turkish vessels with the Russian fleet in 1848.

Brig Mercury after the victory over two Turkish vessels with the Russian fleet in 1848


7. Dalmatian Coast

Dalmatian Coast


8. Golden Horn Bay, Turkey

Golden Horn Bay. Turkey


9. Gondolier at Sea at Night

Gondolier at sea at night


10. In the storm of 1872

In the storm of 1872


11. Meeting Fishermen on The Shore of The Bay of Naples

Meeting fishermen on the shore of the Bay of Naples


12. Moonrise at Theodosia 1892

Moonrise at Theodosia 1892


13. Restless Sea 1877

Restless Sea 1877


14. Seashore

Seashore


15. Shipwreck 1843

Shipwreck 1843


16. Shipwreck 1864

Shipwreck 1864


17. Shipwreck 1876

Shipwreck 1876


18. Storm at Rocky Shores

Storm at rocky shores


19. Storm at Sea

Storm at Sea 1880 63h98


20. Storm in The North Sea in 1865

Storm in the North Sea in 1865


21. Storm on The Sea at Night

Storm on the sea at night


22. Stormy Sea at Night

Stormy Sea at night


23. Storm on the Sea at Night in 1895

torm on the sea at night in 1895


24. Towers on a Rock Near the Bosphorus

Towers on a rock near the Bosphorus


25. Type of Constantinople 1849

Type of Constantinople 1849


26. Type of Constantinople in The Moonlight

Type of Constantinople in the moonlight


27. Type of Odessa From The Sea

Type of Odessa from the sea


28. Type of Venice From The Lido

Type of Venice from the Lido


29. Wave 1895

Wave 1895


30. Wedding Poet in Ancient Greece

Wedding poet in ancient Greece

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