Amidst the waves. 20 fascinating facts about Ivan Aivazovsky, the artist most loved by the Russians
A painter of seascapes, Ivan Aivazovsky (1817 -1900) is the most famous Russian artist. During his life, he had the Russian Tsar, the Turkish Sultan, the Pope and the British genius William Turner among his admirers. In Russia, his exhibitions still gather the queues.
Let Arthive tell you what remarkable person he was.