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
2. A. Pushkin in the Crimea at Gurzuf rocks
3. Ayu-Dag on a foggy day in 1853