the Picture Gallery of I.K.
Picture Galley of Ivan Konstantinovich
Aivazovski is dedicated to
famous Armenian- Russian artist who lived in the 19th
century. He was baptized under his Armenian name Hovhannes
Aivazian. Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovski was born into an
Armenian family in the Black Sea port of Feodosia in Crimea and was
mostly based there. He became famous in Russian and abroad for his
paintings that often portray sea as the main feature. Following his
education at the Imperial Academy of Arts in Saint Petersburg,
Aivazovsky traveled to Europe and lived briefly in Italy in the
early 1840s. Aivazovsky frequented Crimean
Peninsula where he painted some of this most famous
paintings. He was a very popular artist and his master
pieces were baught by many aristocratic families.