Day archives: August 3rd, 2021

How Ivan Aivazovsky cherished his Armenian heritage

How Ivan Aivazovsky cherished his Armenian heritage

Ivan Aivazovsky, the legendary Russian-Armenian painter of seascapes who lived an eventful life filled with travels, honors, exciting encounters, and long-lasting friendships, enjoyed world-wide recognition during his lifetime and led a prolific creative life, never forgetting his Armenian roots. Way back in history, the Treaty of San Stefano between Russia and Turkey was signed in a hall …