2.01 Withdrawal: Ivan Aivazowsky and Russian Romanticism

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Ivan Aivazowsky

Romanticism

Ivan Aivazowsky was real. Just like Goya, who was featured in the Pilot, he was a painter of Romanticism, what makes him not really a contemporary artist. He died 1900. And in another parallel to Goya a major act of violence, the Armenian massacre of 1895, left deep marks in his life.

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