Painters Paintings Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900): Meeting of a fishermen on coast of the bay of Naple…
Painters Work Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900): Assembly of a fishermen on coast of the bay of Naples (cropped), 1842, oil on canvas, 85 x 58 cm, Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
In 1840, Aivazovsky was despatched by the Russian Imperial Academy of Arts to review in Europe. Throughout his go to to Britain, he met English painter J. M. W. Turner who, “was so struck by Aivazovsky’s portray ‘The Bay of Naples on a Moonlit Evening’ that he devoted a rhymed eulogy in Italian to Aivazovsky.
Between 1840-1844 Aivazovsky spent a while in Italy. He first traveled to Venice, then headed to Florence and remained in Naples and Rome. Aivazovsky labored a lot and had many exhibitions, assembly success and recognition in all places he went. He was closely influenced by Italian artwork and their museums turned the “second academy” for him. He painted a variety of marine landscapes, which turned very talked-about in Italy.
Being one among that interval, at this time’s portray depicts a fisherman’s assembly his household on the shores of Naples.