Friday, March 11, 2011

Card #3 from Russia - painting by Ivan Aivazovsky

Received this wonderful maritime art card from Ms. Julia, Russia through

This painting of "View of Reval from the sea" is now in Central Navy Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.  It was the painting by Ivan Aivazovsky (1817 - 1900) a Russian painter of Armenian descent living and working in Crimea, most famous for his seascapes, which constitute more than half of his paintings.

Click here to see more works of this famous artist.

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