Sudak Remembered

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Ivan Aivazovsky: The Battle of Chesma, 1848

Henry Sanford said that although he’d never been to Sudak, he visited Koktibel which is nearby in 2005. His great, great grandfather was the Russian seascape painter, Ivan Aivazovsky, who lived in Theodossia (now Feodosia). Russian readers will be familiar with Aivazovsky (1817-1900). He was more highly regarded internationally in his own lifetime than his British contemporary, Turner. Continue reading Sudak Remembered