Art and Faith

Tuesday, 24 June 2008

Ivan Aivazovsky. Bracing the Waves. 1890

Filed under: 19th century,fine art,Russian,seascape/marine themes — 01varvara @ 00.00

Bracing the Waves (Ivan Aivazovsky, 1890)

If one was to present only one painting a day from Aivazovsky’s ouevre, it would take 22 years to post them all! Whew! That is mass production on the scale of Detroit! Where did he find the time? Did he draft impecunious art students to help? Only the Shadow knows…

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