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  • NameIvan Konstantinovich Ayvazovski
  • Activity/Titlepainter
  • Sexmale
  • Variant namesIvan Konstantinovich Ayvazovski
  • Nationality/DatesRussian, born 1817, dead 1900
  • PlacesPlace of birth: Russia
    Place of death: Russia
BiographyAyvazovski, Ivan Konstantinovich Russian , 19th century , male . Born 1817 , in Feodosija (Crimea) ; died 1900 , in Feodosija . Painter . Landscapes, seascapes . Peredvizhniki (Wanderers) group . Ivan Konstantinovich AYVAZOVSKI: signature or monogram After studying at the academy in St Petersburg, Ayvazovski became the pupil of Philippe Tanneur, but was largely self-taught as a result of copying the works of Joseph Vernet in the Hermitage museum. In 1840, he embarked on a lengthy journey through Europe, visiting Italy, Spain, Holland and England. [...]