|Painters // Ayvazovskiy Ivan Konstantinovich|
Painter, prominent painter of sea-scapes.
It was born and died in Feodosiya. Studied at Petersburg AA (1833-1837) at M.N.Vorobiev and in 1835 at the French painter of sea-scapes F. Tanner. With 1844 – academician AA, 1847 – professor of painting. Author over 6000 pictures.