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
4. Beach Naples. Kind of Vesuvius.
5. Bosphorus by Moonlight
6. Brig Mercury after the victory over two Turkish vessels with the Russian fleet in 1848.
7. Dalmatian Coast
8. Golden Horn Bay, Turkey
9. Gondolier at Sea at Night
10. In the storm of 1872
11. Meeting Fishermen on The Shore of The Bay of Naples
12. Moonrise at Theodosia 1892
13. Restless Sea 1877
15. Shipwreck 1843
16. Shipwreck 1864
17. Shipwreck 1876
18. Storm at Rocky Shores
19. Storm at Sea
20. Storm in The North Sea in 1865
21. Storm on The Sea at Night
22. Stormy Sea at Night
23. Storm on the Sea at Night in 1895
24. Towers on a Rock Near the Bosphorus
25. Type of Constantinople 1849
26. Type of Constantinople in The Moonlight
27. Type of Odessa From The Sea
28. Type of Venice From The Lido
29. Wave 1895
30. Wedding Poet in Ancient Greece