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The sea holds fascination with us, what with it's beauty and fury. Some people say “I'll sail that in a wooden boat”, and Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsk was really passionate about painting their plight.

Artist Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky Feodosia, Russian Empire 29 July 1817 – 2 May 1900, Feodosia, Russian Empire

Ivan Aivazovsky, View of the Sea by Moonlight “ “Ivan Aivazovsky was a famous Russian artist specializing in seascape and landscape portraits. He was born into the family of a destitute.