AIVAZOVSKY, Ivan Konstantinovich
(b. 1817, Feodosiya, d. 1900, Feodosiya)
The Ninth Wave1850
Oil on canvas, 221 x 332 cm
State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg
Towards the 1850s the romantic features in Aivazovskys work became increasingly pronounced. This can be seen quite clearly in one of his best and most famous paintings The Ninth Wave.