Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky was born in Feodosia. He is a Russian Armenian painter in this 19th century. He became a famous painter in Russia and then to other countries, after become the first non-French person to receive the Legion of Honor and received many awards from other countries as France and Turkey. He loves the sea and and often went to watch naval manoeuvres .He painted over 6000 paintings of the waves in the see with the ship. Most of his paintings look like in the nature sea with showing a human element and ships, and especially showing the struggle between man and nature. What is the best impressive part are the wave with translucent and light, and thrashing the great vessels about .
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