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Tag Archives: Ivan Aivazovsky
1900: Exploding Ship
Ivan Aivazovsky: Exploding Ship (1900). The painting is unfinished; Aivazovsky was painting it the day he died.
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Ivan Aivazovsky: The Great Pyramid of Giza (1878)
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1869: Ayu Dag
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky: View of the Ayu Dag (1869)
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1850: The Ninth Wave
Ivan Aivazovsky: The Ninth Wave (1850) The title is a reference to a traditional belief among sailors that waves grow larger and larger in a sequence up to the ninth wave—the largest—and then the sequence begins again.
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