Obelisk Art History
The Artists

Ivan Aivazovsky
A military painter sponsored by the state—smells like propaganda

Ivan Aivazovsky, The Artists
Portrait of Ivan Aivazovsky

Ivan Aivazovsky was a Russian artist born on July 29, 1817. Aivazovsky contributed to the Romantic movement and died on May 2, 1900.

The brig Mercury encounter after defeating two Turkish ships, Ivan Aivazovsky

The brig Mercury encounter after defeating two Turkish ships 1848

The Ninth Wave, Ivan Aivazovsky

The Ninth Wave 1850

Night at Gurzof, Ivan Aivazovsky

Night at Gurzof 1891

Brig "Mercury" Attacked by Two Turkish Ships, Ivan Aivazovsky

Brig "Mercury" Attacked by Two Turkish Ships 1892

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